PostDoc position: Better understanding and phenotypic control of Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells

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PostDoc position

Better understanding and phenotypic control of Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells

in Vienna / Austria for 40 hours a week


The project

A major focus of the project lies on achieving a more robust CHO cell phenotype and gaining better understanding of epigenetic mechanisms for improved performance control of production cells to ensure a stable and reliable process outcome. Main tasks for this position will be to support, train and help the team with experimental study design, lab work, evaluation of results, project management and lab organization.


That could be your future

You are part of an inspiring and helpful work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm. With us, you can expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous possibilities for further education and personal development. You expand your expertise and bridge your science to industry.

And not to forget: You make your research visible and broaden your network!


That’s important to us

Ideally, you have a background in biotechnology and good know-how about CHO cell research. You should also have

  • a doctoral degree/PhD in biotechnology, molecular biology or related field
  • expertise and scientific practice in the following areas (the more the better): animal cell culture techniques, cell line engineering, molecular biology methods, CRISPR, library screens, epigenetics, glycobiology
  • sound knowledge in statistics, experience in data analysis
  • an independent working style as well as ability to work in teams
  • motivation, team spirit and an appetite to learn
  • an organized and proactive work attitude


That’s what you should know

The research will take place in the working group of Prof. Nicole Borth, located at the BOKU University, Vienna.

  • The annual gross salary is set between EUR 55,000 and EUR 58,800.

This corresponds to a monthly net amount of between EUR 2,520 and EUR 2,650 (paid 14 times a year).

  • Starting date: as soon as possible until December 2023 (depending on outcome, extension possible)

Find out more about why acib is the right choice for you:


And now it’s your turn! Give us an idea of who you are.

Apply here:  I Application deadline: 21st August, 2022

Please submit your application comprising a detailed CV, letter of motivation including relevant skills and experiences as well as the earliest possible starting date, copies of your university degree document, and contact details of 2 referees willing to write confidential letters of recommendations.


Of course, we welcome applicants of all sexes (f/m/x), backgrounds and ages.


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