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Postdoctoral researcher in human microbiomics – bioinformatics

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:

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:
How to apply:
Please apply online until 31st December 2015 via the following link:
Send application to
Paul Wilmes
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: I1R-ENV-COM-110000

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The University of Luxembourg, founded in 2003, is a multilingual, international research university in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg – the small state in the very heart of Europe, home to the Luxembourg Financial Centre and European Union Institutions. As for research, the University focuses on International finance, ICT Security, systems biomedicine, European law, business law as...

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