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Postdoctoral researcher for next-generation sequencing facility

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The University of Luxembourg has the following vacancy in the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB):
 
Postdoctoral researcher for next-generation sequencing facility (m/f)
 
  • Fixed-term contract 2 years, 40h/week with the possibility to be turned into a permanent contract afterwards.
  • Employee status (start date: as soon as possible)
  • Reference number: S-STR-4022-06-B
 
Area: Management and running of in-house next-generation sequencing facility.
 
Tasks/Mission:
 
  • Setup and implementation of an in-house next-generation sequencing (NGS) facility.
  • Lead and coordinate technicians.
  • Administrate access to NGS equipment and services.
  • Consult scientists on the technical capabilities of NGS and support experimental projects.
  • Participate in training of users in NGS methods.
  • Develop, implement, and assess new assays for NGS.
  • Cooperate with technology developers if a project needs additional technical development.
 
Profile:  
 
  • A PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related disciplines.
  • Experience with Illumina Platforms.
  • Experience with latest DNA sequencing technologies and NGS protocols.
  • Excellent working knowledge of English.
  • Strong skills in organization and communication.
 
Offer:
 
  • The opportunity to set up a state of the art core facility for NGS research in a multi-disciplinary international research environment.
  • Fully funded position.
  • The University of Luxembourg offers highly competitive salaries based on the candidate's experience and is an equal opportunity employer.
 
For further information, please contact:  Prof. Dr. Paul Wilmes (paul.wilmes@uni.lu)
or
Dr. Patrick May (patrick.may@uni.lu)
 

Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter mentioning the reference number
  • List of publications if applicable
  • Description of past research experience and future interests
  • Name and addresses of three referees
 
Please apply online until 16th April 2016 via the following link :   http://emea3.mrted.ly/zf2k
 
 

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How to apply:
Please apply online until 16th April 2016 via the following link :   http://emea3.mrted.ly/zf2k
 
Send application to
For further information, please contact:  Prof. Dr. Paul Wilmes (paul.wilmes@uni.lu)
or Dr. Patrick May (patrick.may@uni.lu)
 

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
Postdoc
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Luxembourg
Working place
4365 Luxembourg
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences