Research Fellowship in Metagenomic Analyses of Microbes in the Baltic Sea, Sweden 2012

The Department seeks to employ a Researcher Fellow that will produce new essential information within the framework of an international and multidisciplinary research program: MiMeBS ’Microbial Metagenomics of the Baltic Sea’ localized at SU.The focus will be on analyses of large data sets from sequenced metagenomes, transcriptomes and single cell genomes of Baltic Sea microbial populations using bioinformatic tools; and to make use of the information gained in an environmental context as means for an optimized management of the unique Baltic Sea. The Research Fellow is also expected to be in charge of the MiMeBS bioinformatic team members and act as supervisor for students and post docs.

The position requires a person with a PhD in biology/ microbiology/ molecular biology/  bioinformatics, combined with a deep experience and expertise in bioinformatic tools and analyses. Eligible candidates must have a strong record of academic research demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Collaborative leader and innovative skills and independence are expected, as is excellence in writing and speaking English. Eligible candidates have at least 4 years research experience after the PhD exam (from the application deadline).

Scholarship Deadline: February 20, 2012

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