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Offre de CDI "Associate/Full Professor in Biotechnology"

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Chaire ABI is a research unit of AgroParisTech dedicated to the valorization of agro-resources and biorefineries byproducts, founding member of the CEBB and member of both IAR cluster and SFR Condorcet. With expertise in white biotechnologies, green chemistry and process engineering, the team works on multidisciplinary research projects aiming at the development of new industrial processes allowing integrating the transformation of byproducts of agriculture into high value added chemicals such as biopolymers, fine chemicals, functional additives or cosmetics.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Biotechnology – or related fields – with a >5-10 years experience as a team leader in academia (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level) or in industry, and have a strong publication/patent track record. (S)he will also hold an HDR (Habilitation) or be able to get one in a timely fashion ; if coming from industry, candidate should have already successfully supervised one or more graduate students. (S)he will have been highly successful in securing grants or budgets. (S)he will have extensive relevant experience in an academic, an industrial or other professional environment, an international outlook, excellent English skills, and make significant scholarly contribution based on research excellence, integrity and impact that fits our team.

Competences Sought :
-  Biotechnology
-  Microbiology and fermentation technology
-  A passion for sustainability & biomass valorization
-  A passion for innovation
-  A willingness to work in a pluridisciplinary laboratory
-  A willingness to work closely with industry
-  Familiarity with instrumentation
-  A pragmatic approach and a sense of urgency
-  Good social skills and team work habits

This position is based at : CEBB – 3, rue des Rouges Terres 51110 Pomacle, FRANCE

This position will be open in September 2019, or eventually sooner depending on the availability of the successful candidate.

Application :
Application and informal inquiries about the post should be sent to the Director of Chaire ABI, Prof. Florent Allais ( Phone : + 33 3 52 62 05 62, Mobile : +33 6 33 69 81 26) ; and to Dr. Tiphaine Clément (

Applications must include : a full and up-to-date CV, a complete list of publications, oral and poster presentations, a cover letter for the position, and 3 letters of recommendation.

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