Focus: Understanding and Harnessing Robustness of Thermophiles for Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass into Biofuels and Biochemicals
A post-doctoral researcher position is available in Dr. Trinh's laboratory in The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The candidate will work on a DOE-funded project that fundamentally studies robustness of thermophiles (e.g., Clostridium thermocellum, Bacillus coagulans) and engineer them as efficient and robust biocatalysts for biosynthesis of biofuels and biochemicals from lignocellulosic biomass.
This project is a collaboration between Trinh lab at The University of Tennessee Knoxville and research scientists at The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The US Department of Agriculture. An interested candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biochemistry, microbiology, or related fields with a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications.
Internal Number: 216568
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