Postdoc in Statistical Genetics at VU Amsterdam 396 views

Postdoc in Statistical Genetics at VU Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam ( VU Amsterdam) is home to more than 23,000 students. The Faculty of Sciences Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam invites online applications from experienced researcher for filling up the Postdoc position in Statistical Genetics to handle large genetic and genomic datasets, with information on brain-related traits (e.g. cognition, schizophrenia, autism, mental retardation, neurodegenerative disorders), and subsequent bioinformatics annotation.

About position: Selected candidate will be part of the EU funded ERC Advanced Grant ‘From GWAS to Function (GWAS2FUNC)’, and will focus on developing novel statistical genetic tools using GWAS data, that can be used for optimizing e.g. risk prediction, improving current genetic models or understanding biology.

Position: Postdoc

Location: AMSTERDAM.

Salary: €2,709 (scale 10) and a maximum €4,274 (scale 10).

Educational qualifications: Interested candidates should have statistical genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology or related quantitative/computational field with experience in genetic data analysis, and in working with large Datasets and strong computer programming skills, experience with the R statistical language and working in a UNIX environment.

Closing Date: 24 November 2019

How to apply: Interested and eligible applicants are requested to write a letter in which you describe your abilities and motivation, accompanied by your curriculum vitae, a list of grades of your MSc and the names and contact details of two scientific referees. Please put together all in one document to pdf.

Contact No: For any information about the vacancy please you may contact to D. Posthuma, professor/head section


Telephone: 020-5982823

Quick Overview——–
Organization Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Position Postdoc
Country Netherlands
Subject areas Statistical Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology
Salary  €2,709 (scale 10) and a maximum €4,274 (scale 10)
Eligibility PhD degree in relevant subject
Deadline 24 November 2019

For more information: For detailed announcement and instructions for submission of application, eligibility requirements, other terms and conditions, please visit the link given below.


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