Post doctoral en phytochemistry and biorefinery - Marrakech, Universite Mohammed VI

Post doctoral en phytochemistry and biorefinery

06/12/2018 Marrakech Universite Mohammed VI


Post Doctoral en Phytochemistry and Biorefinery
Our university builds a renowned international academic network and relies on a very high-level faculty-researchers body. It already offers a high-quality living and study environment thanks to its state-of-the-art infrastructures. As part of the development of its research teams, the AgroBioSciences research team (AgBS) of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is launching a call for applications for the recruitment of a PhD position in Biorefinery and Phytochemistry for biomass and agri-resources valorization for 36 months
- Implement some of the biomass valorization projects developed by the department
- Develop new strategies for extracting active ingredients from plants
- Purify plant extracts
- Conduct experiments in the structural identification of active principles
- Analyze experimental data using statistical software
- Interpret the results and transmit the conclusions to the researchers and students
- Ensure the quality of the experimental data and analytical results, identify potential technical problems, develop and implement corrective actions as required.
- Guide researchers in the application of methods for extracting active principles from plants
- Write scientific articles and requests for collaborator funds.
- Participate in the teaching oin the programs developed by the department and in the practical work of students
- In addition, ensure the transfer of knowledge and know-how (facilitation of meetings, training and/or supervision of scientists, trainees and students).


Post Doctoral en Phytochemistry and Biorefinery
The candidate should have:
- PhD in phytochemistry, biorefinery or life sciences
- Demonstrated commitment to a research career in at least one of the cited scientific domains above;
- Demonstrated motivation to pursue a research career;
- Experience in relevant analytical methods and other related techniques;
- Proven publication track record;
- Ability to solve problems by using innovation and creativity;
- Planning and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks;
- Very good communication skills;
- Good written and spoken English;
Work place:
The work will be mainly conducted at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University at Benguerir within the AgroBiosciences Research team.
The duration of the fellowship is 36 months.
Applicants should submit: Cover letter outlining research experience (including dissertation), achievements, research interests and how the candidate's scientific profile relates to the call, and why the candidate is suitable for the announced position; Curriculum vitae List of publications; Names and contact information of three referees from individuals who are not current UM6P faculty; Letters of recommendation
Selection criteria:
Applications will be evaluated on the basis of: Scholarly accomplishment and overall academic excellence and promise; Pertinence and quality of the research done by the candidate Potential contribution to an interdisciplinary community of faculty at UM6P; Potential future impact in the field of AgroBioSciences and Fertlizers;  Recommendation by referees
Apllications must be received by 11:59 pm EST by January 31st, 2019.


Située au cœur de la future Ville Verte Mohammed VI à Ben Guerir, l'Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique (UM6P), institution d&rsquo...