Aarhus University (AU)

Postdoc position on new antimicrobial’s mode of action and potential for resistance development (BB-B027C)

Found in: Neuvoo DK


Job description

/research project/research area
The position is funded by a recently awarded grant from Novo Nordic Foundation. Our team is identifying new compounds and antibiotic adjuvants to eliminate bacterial “persisters” that are tolerant to common antibiotics. Your work will focus on identifying the mode of action of the novel compounds, and to assess the risk of bacteria developing resistance towards these compounds. Techniques will include a “chemical genetics” approach for identifying the mode of action and identification of genetic changes that lead to resistance. You are expected conduct research at the highest level and to supervise students.

Your profile
Applicants should hold a PhD in molecular biology, biology, nanoscience, chemistry, or similar, and have a passion for interdisciplinary research.

The Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center and the research group
The place of work is iNANO, the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (), which was established in 2002 and at present is a major research and education center based at Aarhus University hosting 60 senior scientists, ~100 PostDocs and ~100 PhD students. The center combines expertise and faculty from Physics, Chemistry, Molecular biology and Medicine to carry out world class interdisciplinary research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The center gives access to a broad range of infrastructure, tools and expertise including clean-room facilities. With a 5 year undergraduate nanotechnology program and nanoscience graduate program (read more Rikke Louise Meyer’s research group (read more
Place of work and area of employment
The place of work is Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Contact information
For further information, please contact Associate professor Rikke L Meyer
Phone: +4560202794

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