The Cortes-Ciriano group at EMBL-EBI, UK studies the mutational processes and mechanisms of genome instability underpinning tumorigenesis, immune escape, and drug response through the analysis of multi-omic, high-throughput data of tumors and pre-clinical models and is inviting applications for the postdoctoral position. The aim is to uncover novel pharmacological targets for cancer therapy and biomarkers of drug response.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Applications are open in the field of cancer genomics.
  • Candidate is expected to be intrinsically motivated, talented, and hypothesis-driven individual with experience in analyzing high-throughput sequencing data sets to join a set of sequencing projects involving samples spanning multiple cancer types.
  • This position is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain in-depth knowledge and expertise in cancer genomics and to develop bioinformatic skills for analyzing and interpreting large genomic data sets.


  • Applicant must hold PhD degree in the Life Sciences (preferably computational biology, statistics, or a similar field)
  • Applicant must possess strong analytical and programming skills (preferably in python and R); experience in computational genomics (ideally in cancer genomics) as evidenced by publication record
  • Applicant must have demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other group members and external collaborators
  • Applicant must possess proficiency in communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Experience in Unix-based environments, high-performance computing and the development of reproducible data analysis pipelines using version control software
  • Data science skills, such as visualization of complex data sets


To apply please submit a covering letter, CV and a list of publications (including pre-prints and manuscripts under review) through the online system.

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Country UK
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Life Sciences, Cancer Biology, Genomics and Bioinformatics
Fellowship amount £2,752.13 net per month
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 1 November 2019

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