Senior Metabolic Engineer (m/f/d)

CarboCode is an innovation-focused R&D company dedicated to the technology development, production and commercialization of glycosphingolipids and their precursors/intermediates for pharmaceutical, nutrition, dietary supplement, cosmetic and intermediate industries. CarboCode’s technology platform is characterized by the use of synthetic approaches within organic chemistry, biocatalysis, fermentation and separation/purification methodologies. Site-directed enzyme engineering and molecular biology are also supporting activities of the principal synthetic efforts. Carbohydrate and lipid chemistries play a crucial role in discovery, optimization, scale-up activities, technology transfer and future production.

CarboCode Germany GmbH is seeking for the employment of a

Senior Metabolic Engineer (m/f/d)

in Constance

Are you enthusiastic about the developments of new product families? Would you like to join a high-tech company and support its technology/business progress?

Use your chances and opportunities to become part of a highly motivated team. You can expect a diverse and challenging field for professional activities characterized by great responsibilities and opportunities for scientific/personal developments.

Your responsibilities:

  • Creating microbial strains for the production of small molecular targets (carbohydrates and lipids)
  • Creating microbial strains for enzyme expressions
  • Optimizing microbial strains (E. coli and yeasts) as production strains
  • Interacting with fermentation and analytical scientists
  • Developing new approaches in molecular biology

Your requirements:

  • PhD degree in metabolic engineering
  • Fluent in English
  • High-level analytical capabilities in relation to biosynthetic pathways
  • High-level experimental skills in microbial gene manipulations related to both chromosomes and plasmids

Personal requirements:

  • Independent, structured and proactive way of working
  • Commitment, flexibility and reliability
  • Ability to work in a team and high communication skills

We offer:

An exciting job in a scientifically challenging but relaxed working atmosphere.


Please, send us – preferably by email – your application with the job number CCG-2019-01-SME, your salary expectations and, furthermore, your earliest possible availability to

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CarboCode Germany GmbH
Publiceret: 20. december 2019


Konstanz, Germany