Open Positions

Join the Cellular Engineering & Applied Synthetic Biology Lab

June 04, 2022

Staff Scientist

June 04, 2022

Lab Technician

June 01, 2022

PhD Student

June 12, 2022

Postdoctoral Fellow

June 12, 2022

Undergraduate Researcher

The Blenner Lab has an opening for a staff scientist with either 1) significant analytical experience relevant to large and small biomolecule detection (GC, LC, MS, metabolomics, proteomics), or 2) significant microbial engineering, molecular cloning, and fermentation. 

 

Please send your CV, a cover letter, and a list of 3 references.

The Blenner Lab has an opening for a lab technician. The ideal candidate has some research experience in a lab that does molecular biology, biochemistry, or synthetic biology. This position is meant for someone with a BS in engineering or science, who is looking for a few years of research experience to prepare for graduate school or industry.

Please send your CV, a statement of research interests and career goals (less than 1 page), and a list of 3 references.

The Blenner Lab is seeking up to 4 PhD students from Chemical Engineering, CBI, and Microbiology.

Project topics include, but are not limited to:

1. Plastic degrading insect microbiomes.

2. Mammalian cell synthetic biology. 

3. Microbiome engineering.

4. Engineering synthetic facultative anaerobic metabolism.

Email Prof. Blenner to setup a meeting.

Postdoctoral fellowships are available highly motivated individuals interested in 1) yeast metabolic engineering and synthetic biology, 2) space synthetic biology. Preferred skills include some of the following: molecular cloning, metabolic modeling, genomics, systems biology.

 

Please send your CV, a statement of research interests and career goals (less than 1 page), and a list of 3 references.

We are currently looking for up to 3 undergraduate researchers with an interest

1) mammalian cell culture, and biopharmaceuticals;

2) discovery of plastic degrading microbes and their enzymes;

Positions start in the Fall 2022.