|Bioinformatics postdoc in functional evolutionary genomics
|Date Posted||Friday, 12 October 2012|
Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne.
|Job Description||A postdoctoral position (2 years with possible extensions up to 5 years) is available immediately in the evolutionary genomics group of Henrik Kaessmann.
We have been interested in a range of topics related to the functional evolution of genomes from primates (e.g., the emergence of new genes and their functions) and other mammals (e.g., the origin and evolution of mammalian sex chromosomes). In the framework of a recently launched series of projects, a large amount of transcriptome and genome (e.g., epigenome) data are being produced by the wet lab unit of the group using next generation sequencing technologies for a unique collection of tissues from representative mammals and outgroup species (e.g., birds). Topics of current projects based on these data include the origins and/or evolution of protein-coding genes, alternative splicing, microRNAs, long noncoding RNAs, and dosage compensation.
The postdoctoral fellow will perform integrated evolutionary/bioinformatics analyses based on data produced in the lab and available genomic data. The specific project will be developed together with the candidate.
|Qualification||We are seeking highly qualified and enthusiastic applicants with strong skills in computational biology/bioinformatics, preferably also with experience in data mining and comparative or evolutionary genome analysis.|
|How to Apply||Please submit a CV, statement of research interest, and names of three references to: Henrik Kaessmann (Henrik.Kaessmann@unil.ch).|
|Application deadline||February 1, 2013|
|Supervisor/ Principal Investigator||Prof. Dr. Henrik Kaessmann|
Contact Phone: +41 (0)21 692 3960
Contact Email: Henrik.Kaessmann@unil.ch
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