The successful candidate will be part of our effort to establish bioinformatic workflows in enzyme engineering for the development
of next-generation industrial biocatalysts.
Bioinformatician 100 %
Execution of innovative research projects in the field of industrial biocatalysis
Application and development of novel methods to leverage protein structure data for enzyme engineering
Implementing and utilizing state-of-the-art machine learning methods to gain insights from enzyme structure-activity relationships
for improved experimental design
Statistical analysis of enzyme engineering data to validate experimental quality
Developing and expanding the relevant laboratory infrastructure
PhD in bioinformatics, chemistry, biochemistry, computational biology, or equivalent combination of education and experience
to perform independently at this level
Working knowledge of state-of-the-art bioinformatics, computational biology, and protein/small molecules modeling tools
Proficient in statistics and able to apply it to experimental design and analysis
Experience in modeling, de novo prediction, visualization and analysis of protein structures, small molecule docking and molecular
dynamics of protein/ small molecules
Programming experience in Python, Perl, R and working knowledge of Rosetta or similar computational packages
Experience and proven expertise in analysis of large datasets
Experience in carrying out multiple sequence alignments, phylogenetic reconstruction, sequence similarity networks as well
as processing, quality control and statistical analysis of internal and external biological data sets including Next Generation
Sequencing (NGS) data would be a plus
This is what we stand for
Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland's largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences,
with over 14'000 students and 3'400 faculty and staff.
Around 1,800 students are currently enrolled at the School of Life sciences and facility Management, which has more than 600
employees.We offer seven Bachelor's and four Master's degree programmes, together with a wide range of continuing education
The Institute for Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT) is one of the scientific institutes at the ZHAW. It conducts applied research
on cutting-edge topics relating to health, chemistry, biotechnology and the environment - from antibiotic resistance and antiviral
agents to microplastics and more sustainable chemical processes.
The Centre for Biocatalysis and Process Technology develops methods and processes along the biotechnological value chain:
Our experts identify and optimize enzymatic and metal-organic catalysts and carry out the technical and biotechnological implementation
of industrial processes for the production of high-value substances.
We offer you a challenging task in an inspiring working environment with a motivated, young team.
Recruiting Manager email@example.com For further information on ZHAW or our Institute, go to:www.zhaw.ch/jobs