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Postdoctoral researcher in human microbiomics – bioinformatics

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The University of Luxembourg has the following vacancy in the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB):
Postdoctoral researcher in human microbiomics – bioinformatics (m/f)
  • Fixed-term contract 2 years, 40h/week, may be extended up to 5 years.
  • Employee status (start date: as soon as possible)
  • Reference number: I1R-ENV-COM-110000
Area: Bioinformatic analysis of integrated omic data from human microbiomes.
  • Development, implementation and application of bioinformatic solutions for the integration and analysis of metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, metaproteomic and metabolomic data.
  • Implementation and continued development of user-friendly tools for genome-centric meta-omics.
  • A PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Microbiology, Microbial Ecology or related disciplines.
  • Solid experience in computer programming or scripting language commonly used in bioinformatics (Perl, Python, Java, R, etc.).
  • Previous experience in bioinformatic analysis of mixed microbial communities or Systems Biology datasets will be considered assets.
  • A good working knowledge of basic statistical concepts.
  • Excellent working knowledge of English.
  • Exciting interdisciplinary project in microbial Eco-Systems Biology in collaboration with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Bork group).
  • Fully funded position.
  • A multi-disciplinary international research environment.
  • 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  (E-mail: paul.wilmes@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 31st December 2015 via the following link:  http://emea3.mrted.ly/uzq9

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How to apply:
Please apply online until 31st December 2015 via the following link:  http://emea3.mrted.ly/uzq9
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Paul Wilmes

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4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences