Senior Scientist, Industrial Enzymes – MetGen, Turku


Senior Scientist, Industrial Enzymes – MetGen, Turku

Job description

Job Summary:

We are looking for a full-time Senior Scientist to join our R&D team in industrial enzyme development projects.

Senior Scientist will

  • provide technical leadership in enzymology and protein engineering, manage associate scientists and scientists, and lead projects that improve the performance of industrial enzymes
  • create vision and strategy on how to discover, produce in a suitable host, with the state of the art genetic tools and with performing fermentation technology and downstream to succeed in the mission.
  • contribute to the company’s intellectual property portfolio and scientific publications. Present at internal meetings, external conferences, and meetings with outside partners/collaborators

Skills and Requirements:

Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related discipline with several years of industrial experience in engineering enzymes

Expertise in all experimental aspects of enzyme technologies, including enzyme discovery, protein library design and screening, enzyme kinetics, and enzyme assay development.

Experience in the use of bioinformatics methods, protein structural analysis or modeling.

In-depth understanding of strain development, focusing on industrially relevant bacterial and fungal strains.

Send your application by email to info@metgen.com

Deadline for application is 15th of February.