Research Scientist Position - Chemical Engineering
Understanding and Harnessing Robustness of Non-Model Organisms for Conversion of Complex Substrates into Fuels and High-Valued Chemicals
Regular Full-time, Market Range 11
A research scientist position is available in Dr. Trinh's laboratory in The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The candidate will work on a DOE-funded project that fundamentally studies robustness and metabolism of non-model organisms (e.g., Yarrowia lipolytica, Clostridium thermocellum, Bacillus coagulans) and engineer them as efficient and robust biocatalysts for biosynthesis of fuels and chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass and plastics wastes. This project is a collaboration between Trinh lab at The University of Tennessee Knoxville and research scientists at The Oak Ridge NationalLaboratory and The US Department of Agriculture.
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