Monday, July 28, 2014

[DMANET] Postdoc position in Lyon, France

One postdoc opportunity at Inria in Lyon, France, to start no
later than November 1st, 2014

In the context of a FP7 KBBE European Project, BacHBerry
("BACterial Hosts for production of Bioactive phenolics from
bERRY fruits"), we are seeking for one postdoc candidate,
for one year renewable for up to two years.

The BacHBerry project is interested in the generation of
bacterial platforms for sustainable bio-based production of
phenolic compounds found in berry fruits. Phenolics are
recognised for their antioxydant health-promoting and functional
properties, and applied across applications as diverse as
aromas, colours, nutraceuticals, and medicines. The platform
may involve a single bacterial species, or a community of
different bacteria in interaction. Both approaches will be

Ideally, the candidate should have a strong background in at
least one of: biochemistry, systems biology of bacterial
communities, metabolic bioengineering; together with an
interest and some expertise in the use and development of
mathematical models and algorithmic methods. The person
should have a strong taste for inter-disciplinary research, and
very good interpersonal skills.

The candidate will work in the BAMBOO team at the
Inria-UCBL in Lyon, France (, in
interaction with the partners of BacHBerry, in particular the
CSI team at the IDMEC-IST in Lisbon, Portugal

Applications should include a motivation letter, a CV, and
the address of three references.

The applications should be sent to:
Marie-France Sagot,
putting also in copy the partner in Lisbon:
Susana Vinga,
ideally before August 31, 2014.
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