Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in Analytical Metabolomics and Cheminformatics (m/f)
Université du Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University. Luxembourg is a dynamic, multicultural country in the heart of Europe with a strong research and development base supported by important organisational resources.

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg, offers state-of-the-art facilities and an excellent training environment for early-

stage researchers, in particular in the biomedical sciences.

The Environmental Cheminformatics and Enzymology & Metabolism Research Groups at LCSB are looking to hire a PhD Candidate as part of a recent ATTRACT Fellowship granted by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).

The topic, Analytical Approaches for Identifying Unknowns in Simple Biological Systems involves performing cultivation experiments under varying labelling scenarios with two model organisms (S.

cerevisiae and E. coli) and corresponding analytical method development to enable a comprehensive characterization of metabolites formed by both systems but with currently unknown chemical structure.

Identification efforts will be performed in cooperation with a second PhD student in the project. The thesis will be co-

supervised by Drs. Emma Schymanski and Carole Linster.

Doctoral Candidate (PhD student) in Analytical Metabolomics and Cheminformatics (m / f)

  • Réf : 50013500 (R-AGR-3435-10-C) ATTRACT
  • Fixed-term contract 14 months, renewable depending on thesis progress evaluation.
  • Full-time position (40h / week)
  • Student and employee status
  • Earliest starting date March 1st, 2019 (position will be advertised until filled)
  • Your Profile

    We seek a highly motivated student with the following profile :

  • Master’s degree (MSc or equivalent) in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental sciences, toxicology or related fields
  • Passionate about chemistry, the environment and developing new experimental approaches for identifying unknown chemicals
  • Willingness to work closely with a second PhD candidate and cooperate actively in a larger team
  • Experience with non-target high resolution mass spectrometry experiments will be advantageous
  • Experience in cultivation experiments and working with model organisms will be a plus
  • Fluency in English is essential, skills in German and / or French will be advantageous
  • We offer

    36 months studies programme, as per university standards) with project funding available for up to 48 months

  • Competitive remuneration; contract subject to public national security system benefits
  • A dynamic, exciting and equal opportunity international research environment
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