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Third-cycle subject: Biotechnology
The group of Cell Technology (CETEG) in the Dept. Industrial Biotechnology, School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Health, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden) has a strong experience in the development of biopharmaceutical drug bioprocesses for human therapy. CETEG's activities include bioprocessing of high cell density perfusion, metabolic flux analysis modelling and fed-batch process development for industrial biologics manufacturing based on mammalian cells, as well as human cells. CETEG is Director of the Competence Centre, AdBIOPRO, Competence Centre for Advanced Bioproduction by Continuous Processing.
A position of licentiate candidate is available at CETEG focussed around the development of culture process in bioreactor to produce adeno-associated virus (AAV) with mammalian /human cells in perfusion mode process. The candidate will be included in KTH team, working in collaboration with industrial partners. The practical work will be performed at KTH, AlbaNova Centre, Roslagstullsbacken 21, 10691 Stockholm.
What we offer
To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:
The applicant has to hold a Master of Engineering in biotechnology
In order to succeed as an doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. In the selection of the applicants, the following will be assessed:
After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.
Target degree: Licentiate degree
Information regarding admission and employment
Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle studies may be employed as a doctoral student. The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year and may thereafter be extended. Doctoral students may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.
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Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
|Title||Doctoral student in cultivation process of AAV in bioreactor|
|Employer||KTH Royal Institute of Technology|
|Job location||Valhallavägen 79, 100 44 Stockholm|
|Published||June 13, 2019|
|Application deadline||July 2, 2019|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Biotechnology,   Bioengineering  |