21 August 2019.



(Paid opportunity)


Postdoc in Glycoengineering of the Microbiome in Denmark

This position in The Section of Protein Science and Biotherapeutics at the Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine to develop advanced glycoengineering technologies to elucidate the role of glycosylations for the microbiome, disease and complex immunological networks and use these for identifying novel drug targets and generating novel drug candidates and therapeutic strategies.

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Responsibilities and tasks

  • Will have the potential to lead the line of research in: Microbiom-based high-density display systems.
  • Will identify and glycoengineer components of the microbiome for high-density display. This includes microbiome research and glycoengineering, lipidomics, as well as generation of chemical coupling technologies for developing new therapeutic strategies especially in the area of anti-infectives.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Life Sciences.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Microbiology.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants should hold a PhD in a life sciences discipline, have excellent communication skills and be extensively trained in biochemistry, carbohydrate and coupling chemistries, lipid and protein chemistry, expression and purification and microbiology, and has substantial experience in microbiome research.
  • Prior successful postdoctoral research and supervision of PhD students is not mandatory but would be highly advantageous, and knowledge in lipidomics would be a strong asset. The ideal candidate would be also familiar with a broad spectrum of immune-based assays and with anti-infective and/or auto-immune diseases.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

How to Apply

First Step: prepare these documents:

  • Application (cover letter).
  • CV.
  • Diploma (MSc/PhD).
  • List of publications.

Second Step: Open the link “Apply online ” then submit materials in English in one PDF file.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sanss Allam / Egypt

Reviewed by” Hesham Galal / Egypt
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