PostDoctoral Position In Bioinformatics Or Functional Genomics, Faculty of Medicine University of Helsinki.
Together with the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS) and the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE), the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, constitutes the Academic Medical Center Helsinki (AMCH).
Post-Doctoral position is available in the laboratory headed by Prof. Jussi Taipale and Dr. Norman Zielke at the Finnish Center of Excellence in Tumor Genetics Research (CoETG) at the University of Helsinki.
Qualifications / Requirements
- The applicant should have a strong background in molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology and/or computer science or mathematics
- Be interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment that combines experimental and in silico approaches.
- Candidate should have a recent PhD degree (or be close to completion of their degree) in a relevant subject area and a substantial track record of productivity.
The candidate should have solid programming skills (e.g. R, C, Python), knowledge of mathematical network modelling approaches, and ability to work independently in a multi-disciplinary team (i.e. ability to work and communicate with biologists is essential).
Experience in at least one of the listed areas is required: CRISPR/CAS9-mediated genome editing, mammalian cell culture with detailed knowledge on lentiviral transfection, Drosophila genetics, ChIP-Seq and related methods, preparation of libraries for next-generation sequencing approaches, data analysis.
Please submit your complete application (in PDF-format) containing CV, publication list including impact factors and two letters of reference, by using the University of Helsinki Recruitment System via the link Apply for job. Applicants who are employees of the University of Helsinki are requested to leave their application via the SAP HR portal.
Duration: The designated starting date would preferably be between June and October 2019, but can be negotiated under special circumstances. The Initial contract of employment will be 2 years and includes a trial period of six months will.
Fellowship: Salary will be based on the Universities salary scheme for teaching and research personnel composed of both task specific and personal performance components that will be evaluated during the first year, with demand level of 5 (gross salary approx. 3500 EUR).
For further information contact: norman.zielke(at)helsinki.fi
|Organization||University of Helsinki|
|Subject Areas||Life sciences|
|Fellowship Amount||Between about 3 100–3 600 €|