Postdoctoral research assistant
(one experimentalist and one bioinformatician)
This project is part of the transnational ERASynBio research initiative - Building Synthetic Biology capacity through innovative transnational projects.
Salary and benefits are according to a public service position in Germany (TV-H E13, 100 %). The positions start as soon as possible. They are limited to 3 years and will offer the possibility of further scientific qualification in the frame of the assigned duties.
The transnational research project by seven partners from Germany, Austria, UK and the US focuses on development of a synthetic biology design framework based on alternative sigma factors to implement highly orthogonal regulatory switches and circuits in bacteria.
Scientific services belong to the duties in research and teaching.
Applicants for the bioinformatics position should have a solid background in data management as well as high-throughput analysis of omics data in an UNIX/Linux environment, statistiscal analyses in R/BioConductor and advanced programming skills, preferably in Java and one of the following scripting languages: Python, Perl, R/BioC, C/C#. The successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, informatics, or related fields. Fluency in English is a prerequisite. Tasks will include development of new software solutions for processing and visualization of RNAseq data and associated metadata. Further tasks will be the improvement of normalization methods for RNAseq data as well as the integrated management of RNAseq data, metadata and analysis data. Apart from development of new software tools, the duties include support of project-specific data analysis. Contact: Prof. Dr. Alexander Goesmann (email@example.com).
Application and interview costs cannot be refunded.
Please send your application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certificates and names and contact details of two academic references in English language mentioning registration number ZE-0051-synmikro-wmz-2015 electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single pdf-file by July 10 th 2015
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: ZE-0051-synmikro-wmz-2015
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