Post-graduate position available at IMBM from 1 May 2017.
The Institute for Microbial Biotechnology and Metagenomics (IMBM) is a leading research unit based within the Department of Biotechnology at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). The Institute is a global competitor in microbial biotechnology and metagenomics, and is committed to excellence in research and in the training of future research leaders. Its research encompasses a number of disciplines including microbiology, (meta)genomics, molecular biology, enzymology and bioinformatics, and employs culture-based approaches as well as cutting edge ”omics” strategies to study microbiomes, and identify novel biosynthetic gene clusters and metabolites. The Institute focuses on the research and development of novel, high-value natural products for the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, food & beverage and agricultural industries, as well as products for industrial processes.
MANAGER: RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Suitably qualified and experienced applicants are invited to apply for the abovementioned position at the Institute for Microbial Biotechnology and Metagenomics.
As Manager: Research & Innovation, your role will include developing an innovation process to generate microbial-derived products and services.