Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry, Université Jean Monnet, France

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Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry: Join us at Université Jean Monnet, St. Étienne, France, as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the exciting EU Horizon Europe project, BryoMolecules. Dive deep into bryophyte terpenoid biochemistry and explore the fascinating world of bioactive molecules in early divergent land plants.

Postdoctoral Position in Bryophyte Terpene Biochemistry

Position Overview

Position TitlePostdoctoral Researcher in Bryophyte Terpene Biochemistry
AffiliationLaboratoire de Biotechnologies Végétales aux Plantes Aromatiques et Médicinales (LBVPam), Université Jean Monnet (UJM), St. Étienne, France
LocationSt. Étienne, France
Contract Duration36 months
Start Date01/09/2024 (or shortly thereafter)
Application Deadline29th of June, 2024
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Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area

Bryophyte Terpene Biochemistry


Université Jean Monnet, St. Étienne, France


  • PhD degree in Plant Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Proven track record in plant enzyme characterization.
  • Strong background in cloning and molecular biology.
  • Experience with GC-MS is advantageous.
  • Previous substantial experience with Physcomitrium patens or Nicotiana benthamiana as model systems is preferred.
  • Experience in supervising Master and Bachelor students.
  • International research experience and conference presentations are assets.

Job Description

  • Perform enzyme biochemical characterization with a focus on sesquiterpenoid biosynthesis from bryophytes.
  • Conduct molecular biology and biochemical assays within the BryoMolecules project.
  • Supervise Master and Bachelor students affiliated with the project.
  • Participate in the day-to-day maintenance of the laboratory.
  • Promote research through public outreach, scientific papers, and participation in creating a promotional video.
  • Collaborate closely with academic and industrial partners in the BryoMolecules project.

How to Apply

Please send your application as ONE pdf file to by 29th of June, 2024. The application should include:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV (including personal information)
  • Publication list
  • Diploma/transcript of Master and PhD degrees

Last Date for Apply

29th of June, 2024

Join us in a stimulating international scientific environment at LBVPam, a leading laboratory in plant fragrance biochemistry, and contribute to groundbreaking research in bryophyte terpenoid biochemistry.



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