Postdoctoral Positions in Synthetic Biology and Metabolic Engineering University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Lu laboratory

in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking postdoctoral researchers in

microbial synthetic biology and metabolic engineering


1、 Recruitment Position

The positions are offered to work on the design, analysis and construction of synthetic genetic networks for cellular functionality reprogramming. Potential areas of research include gene circuit engineering, microbial ecosystem design, and metabolic engineering for chemical production and plastic degradation.

2. Position Requirement

Ideal candidates for the positions should have extensive experiences in molecular cloning and DNA assembly for microbes. A Ph.D. in biological and related sciences is required. Experiences in genetic engineering and metabolic engineering are a plus but not necessary.

3. Salary

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The initial appointment is for one year and can be extended up to four years upon mutual agreement.

4. Contact InformationFor detailed information about the lab, please visit the following website:

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