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Master students (m/f), Code MS-AL-01

The Laimburg Research Centre is the leading research institute for agriculture and food quality in South Tyrol (Italy). We operate mainly in applied research with the aim of increasing the competitiveness and sustainability of South Tyrolean agriculture and of ensuring the quality of agricultural products.

The Laboratory for Flavours and Metabolites is looking for highly motivated

Master students (m/f), Code MS-AL-01

Description

The Laboratory for Flavours and Metabolites researches and analyses food quality and plant health: with the aid of state-of-the-art analytical methods, it characterises and quantifies naturally occurring compounds in agricultural produce (apple, apple juice, grapes, wine, cheese, milk) and parts of plants (leaves, roots, wood). Equipped with cutting-edge technology and instruments including high resolution mass spectrometers, the laboratory features the latest technical standards and makes a key contribution to the environmental and food sciences research projects at NOI Techpark, South Tyrol's new technology park at Bolzano/Bozen.

Within the scope of our projects we offer the possibility to do master theses on the following topics:

  • Project Heymilk: Optimisation of a GC-MS method for the quantification of cyclopropane fatty acids in milk.
  • Project Dromytal: Characterisation of primary and secondary metabolites in different yeast strains using LC‑qTOF and LC-MS.

Profile of requirements

We look forward to students of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmacy or related fields.

After training, you should be able to work independently and carefully on the project.

Also expected are social skills, efficiency and enjoyment of teamwork.

Good knowledge of spoken and written German or Italian and English.

 Duration: 4-6 months

   

Work place:  Laboratory   for Flavours and Metabolites at NOI Techpark Bolzano / Bozen

   

Further informations

To apply please send your application by e-mail to human.resources@laimburg.it, quoting in the title the reference code of the position and including:

  • letter of motivation (including a brief description of research interests, personal experiences, motivations an earliest date to start with the master thesis)
  • complete Curriculum Vitae (signed and not older than 6 months)
  • the curriculum must include the following phrase, otherwise the candidature will not be taken into consideration: “I agree to the handling of my personal data in accordance with EU Regulation GDPR 2016/679”.
  • the copy of a valid identity ID (it must always be enclosed, unless the application is submitted personally by the applicant).

For more information please visit our homepage www.laimburg.it or contact us by e-mail: (Peter Robatscher) peter.robatscher@laimburg.it or (Daniela Eisenstecken) daniela.eisenstecken@laimburg.it.

Equal opportunities: The position is open to both genders, Law n. 903, 9/12/1977, art. 1. The policy and practice of the Laimburg Research Centre require that all staff are offered equal opportunities within employment.

Data treatment: All data supplied by applicants will be used only for the purposes of determining their suitability for the position and will be held in accordance with the principles of the Personal Data Protection Code, Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 and EU Regulation GDPR 2016/679. By sending the CV and application, the candidate will consent and authorize the Laimburg Research Centre to the use of his/her personal data. The candidate takes full responsibility for all the information included in the application form and curriculum vitae. Laimburg Research Centre reserves the right to request documentary proof of the qualifications listed by the candidate considered suitable for the post offered.

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