Postdoc position in Molecular and RNA Biology, Norway 1698 views

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At the Department of Molecular Biology a postdoctoral fellow position is available within molecular and RNA biology. The position is for a period of 3 years and funded by the Research Council of Norway.

——Quick Overview———
Organization  University of Bergen
Level  Postdoc
Country  Norway
Subject areas  Life Sciences, Biotechnology
Salary  –
Eligibility  Open for International students
Deadline  28 February 2016

About the project/work tasks

The successful candidate will work in the research group led by Eivind Valen ( at the Computational Biological Unit. The focus of the group is gene regulation, omics, computational and RNA biology.

Qualifications and personal qualities

  • The applicant must hold a PhD or an equivalent degree within the field of molecular biology or a related field, or must have submitted his/her doctoral thesis for assessment prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the PhD has been awarded.
  • Techniques required for this research project include advanced molecular biology, including next generation sequencing and genome engineering in the zebrafish model system. Experience with either zebrafish, RNA biology and/or next generation sequencing is an advantage, but strong candidates with experience in related techniques may be considered.
  • Knowledge of developmental biology is an advantage
  • Work independently and in a structured manner, and have the ability to cooperate with others
  • Proficiency in both written and oral English

 Your application must include

  • A brief account of the applicant’s research interests and motivation for applying for the position
  • Names and contact information for two referees. One of these may be the main advisor from the PhD programme.
  • CV
  • Transcripts and diplomas and official confirmation that the doctoral thesis has been submitted
  • Relevant certificates/references
  • List of any works of a scientific nature (publication list)
  • Selected scientific publications can be provided as PDFs

The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at Jobbnorge.

Deadline: 28 February 2016

General information

Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting: Eivind Valen (

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