Heinrich Volschenk

Heinrich Volschenk

Friday, 27 May 2016 08:15

Postdoctoral Research Fellow @ CSIR

The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Postdoctoral Researcher: Biomanufacturing of Protein and Enzyme Reagents

Friday, 27 May 2016 08:08

Postdoctoral Research Fellow @ Wits

WITSPostdoctoral Research Fellow (2016) at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

A postdoctoral research fellowship is available related to an exciting research project related to Plant Biotechnology/ Plant Molecular Biology. I require a postdoctoral fellow who has general experience in microbiology; functional genomics; plant pathology; bioinformatics and plant molecular biology (specifically having worked with plant viruses would be a bonus but not entirely necessary) for two years, with renewal after one year based on performance and progress. The position is open from 1st July 2016.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor: Biotechnology (5 Year Contract)

The Rhodes University Biotechnology Innovation Centre invites applications for an academic position at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to provide support for the SARChi Chair: Biotechnology Innovation & Engagement. Furthermore the incumbent should be able to demonstrate engagement with technology transfer and innovation as it relates to translating research in Biotechnology. This may be in the form of funded research aimed at product development, prototypes or patents developed, policy or training in technology entrepreneurship.

Functional Metagenomics 2016Functional Metagenomics 2016 conference taking place in Inderøy (Jægtvolden fjordhotell), Norway, on September 25-28, 2016 is the 2nd open conference of 'Functional Metagenomics International'.

Saturday, 23 April 2016 14:05

Lecturer Position @ University of Pretoria



In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

WorkshopThe National Gene Expression and Biotechnology Training Workshop has been a highly successful annual training course for postgraduate students seeking supplementary grounding in the principles and application of molecular and cell biology techniques. About 100 students from 11 different universities have participated so far. There is no application fee, and lodging and board are free of charge. Thirty applicants will be selected for the 2016 session. Applications should be submitted online HERE.

The UK Society for General Microbiology has established a new online journal, Microbial Genomics (MGen), a fully open access, online-only, and mandatory open data journal.

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Prof Teresa Coutinho
Dept of Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)
University of Pretoria

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