Department Manager in the area of Microbial Physiology/Microbial Systems Biology (BB-6A3EC)
Found in: Neuvoo DK
Location: Denmark : Hoersholm
Experienced, self-driven Department Manager with a strong scientific track record in Microbial Physiology and Systems Biology.
We are looking for an experienced R&D Manager to lead our ‘SysBio – Food’ Department in the corporate R&D Discovery function located at Chr. Hansen’s headquarters in Hørsholm, Denmark. As a global bioscience company, we strive to deliver cutting-edge products that address global food and health challenges. The ‘SysBio – Food’ Department is part of the Systems Biology Unit, which applies an integrative systems biology approach for decoding the molecular mechanisms underlying desirable microbial traits and generating comprehensive knowledge on Chr. Hansen’s strains used in various applications. We employ the insights we generate through our research findings in guiding the continuous development of new and superior leads for our innovative products.
The team for you to join
The Systems Biology Unit consists of three Departments, ‘SysBio – Food’, ‘SysBio – Health’ and ‘Bioinformatics & Modeling’, with a total of 25 employees. ‘SysBio – Food’ comprises a team of 6 highly skilled scientists and technicians focused on the in-depth physiological characterization of key industrial strains of Lactic Acid Bacteria and other microorganisms used in food fermentations. As a Department Manager, you will report to the Head of Systems Biology.
The Systems Biology Unit interacts closely with other departments in the R&D Discovery function, which aims at bridging academic research with industrial applications as well as supporting our application and marketing organizations.
What would your role look like
As a Department Manager, you will be responsible for setting the scientific direction of the department in accordance with Chr. Hansen’s vision and strategy. You will lead a team of highly skilled scientists and technicians focused on system-level physiological characterization of key industrial Lactic Acid Bacteria and potentially other bacteria used in food fermentations.
In addition, you will
Who are we looking for
You hold a PhD in Microbiology, Systems Biology, Microbial Biotechnology or a similar field. In addition, you have solid scientific background and proven track record in microbial physiology and systems biology, preferably in the field of lactic acid bacteria, based on several years of research experience. You are confident, have a strong sense of quality and thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
Furthermore, you have:
What we offer you
We offer a permanent position in a stimulating, international workplace within a professional organization focused on linking solid scientific research to business opportunities. In addition, we offer a highly motivated team with dedicated colleagues and a comprehensive scientific network in modern research laboratories. We embrace diversity and there are currently more than 15 different nationalities in Discovery.
If you need more information
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Ahmad Zeidan, Head of Systems Biology (+45 45 74 83 61).
Deadline for applications is March 7th, 2021 . We advise you to submit your application as soon as possible since we will be processing incoming applications on an ongoing basis.
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About Chr. Hansen
Joining Chr. Hansen is your opportunity to make a meaningful difference while unfolding your career in a truly global setting. Our founder, Christian D. A. Hansen, was an entrepreneur and that mentality is still very present and valued today as we look for new talent to strengthen our team.
We believe that engagement matters. Every one of our 32 global offices offer an agile organization proud to promote an inspiring work environment and a collaborative culture with the passion to make a difference.
Read more about a career at Chr. Hansen here: https://www.chr-hansen.com/en/career
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