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PhD and Postdoc opportunity at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany
A PhD and a Postdoctoral Fellow position are available at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems in Magdeburg, Germany in the Bio/Process Analytics team of Dr Erdmann Rapp (Department of Bioprocess Engineering, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Reichl) on the topic Glycomics and Glycoproteomics.
“We are looking for outstanding young international and German scientists. You have an excellent university master’s degree (for PhD), respectively, hold a recent PhD in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology or biomedical sciences with an excellent university degree (for PostDoc). You have substantial practical experience with bio-analytical techniques such as U/HPLC, CE and mass spectrometry with respect to glycomics/glycoproteomics, and experience in glycobiotechnology/glycobiology. You have the willingness to take on project and personnel responsibility. Therefore, very good communication skills in both written and spoken English are essential. This also applies to your motivation and scientific curiosity, and an independent working style with efficient self-management.”
If you are interested in this position and you satisfy the requirements of the profile, we encourage you to apply. Please send an e-mail with the reference “PhD-glyx-122022ER“ for PhD position, respectively, “PD-glyx-122022ER“ for PostDoc position, including complete application documents, a document describing your reasons to apply, and the names of three possible referees to Annegret Frauendienst.

The 26th International Symposium on Glycoconjugates, the Glyco26, programmed for August 29th – September 3rd, 2021 has been deferred to August 27th – September 1st, 2023 due to COVID-19.

Check out the newly re-designed SFG web site: with a wealth of useful information for glycoscientists

New Glycoscience Field of Research (FoR) Codes
August 2020 – The recently reviewed Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC) used for ARC applications and elsewhere has accepted our request for two new glycoscience classifiers of interest to our network member including 310107 Glycobiology and 340405 Glycoconjugates.