Postdoc „Bioinformatics / Microbial genome evolution”

Forschungszentrum Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IBG-1 - Biotechnologie


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Comparative phage and prophage genomics to study genome evolution and (pro-)phage-host interaction Involvement in the integrative analysis on large genomic datasets which are generated using state-of-the-art sequencing techniques (RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq) Cooperation with experimentalists to validate and address resulting findings

Your Profile:

PhD or equivalent in bioinformatics, microbiology, data sciences, genomics, engineering, or related fields Good understanding of molecular and microbiology Strong programming skills in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, etc.) and R Previous experience in working with large-scale biological data sets, NGS data, etc. is a strong plus Candidates should have a high motivation to succeed in science but it is also crucial that they are kind, efficient and reliable team players Strong English writing and communication skills

Our Offer:

Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus with excellent infrastructure, located between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen International and interdisciplinary working atmosphere A comprehensive further training programme Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and private life Limited for 2,5 years Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.Contact Person:Prof. Dr. Julia FrunzkeIBG-1: BiotechnologyInstitute of Bio- and GeosciencesForschungszentrum Jülich


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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2019-101

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