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Postdoc Position in Microbiology at Max Planck Institute: The Department of Archaeogenetics at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, utilizes recent advances in molecular approaches on biomolecules, such as genome wide DNA sequencing. The Molecular Paleopathology and Computational Pathogenomics groups invites online applications from eligible bright candidate for filling up the 4 years Post-doctoral position in ancient bacterial genomics (E13) with a focus on the modernisation of ancient bacterial genomes from archaeological backgrounds.

About the Position: This research will involve computational detection of ancient pathogen DNA in large shotgun datasets and genomic reconstruction via either reference-based or de novo assembly approaches, as well as widespread virtual analyses that will integrate data from large collections of modern bacterial genomes. Further will cover a broad geographical expanse, with an emphasis on Eurasian and New World populations.

Position: Postdoc

Salary: as per norms

Duration: two-year (renewable).

Closing Date: 20 March 2020.

Educational qualifications: Interested candidates should have doctoral degree (PhD) in microbiology, biology, bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics, population genetics, etc with Strong bioinformatics skills and literacy in basic statistical procedures. Candidates with Prior experience in working with recombining organisms will be preferred.

How to apply: Interested and eligible applicants may submit their applications online mode only through the given link by or before 20 March 2020 – 12:00am as a PDF file along with CV and a cover letter outlining in detail your qualifications, suitability for the position, interest in working with this research and names of three referees.

Contact Address: Dr. Kirsten Bos,

Quick Overview——–
Organization Max Planck Institute
Position Postdoc position
Country Germany
Subject areas Microbiology, Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Population Genetics, Etc
Salary  As per norms
Eligibility PhD. in relevant subject
Deadline 20 March 2020

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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