Postdoc in Computational Biology / Bioinformatics
Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden

Postdoc in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics

 

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

 

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

 

Job description

These projects are concerned with applications of computational methods to cancer omics data. Some of the cancer data has a single-cell resolution and some carries spatial information. The bacterial data consist of an extensive collection of NGS genomes. We are collaborating with groups developing new experimental methods as well as generating biomedical data.

 

What we offer

  • International workplace.
  • A leading technical university that creates knowledge and expertise for a sustainable future.
  • Here you get colleagues with high ambitions in an open, curious and dynamic environment.

Qualifications

Requirements

A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline.

You need a very strong background in bioinformatics analysis of biological data. Excellent programming skills are a requirement. A good understanding of Biology is clear merit, but a basic knowledge and a desire to contribute to biology is a prerequisite

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Scientific skills.
  • Educational ability.
  • Awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality
  • Cooperative skills.
  • Independence.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

 

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.

 

The application must include:

  • CV including publications as well as relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max one page long.
  • Contact information for two reference persons. We reserve the right to contact references only for selected candidates.

Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time).

Fixed term employment for two years.


About the employment

The position offered is for, at the most, two years.

The starting date is open for discussion, though ideally, we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a dissertation.


Others

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH's work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

 

Type of employment

Temporary position longer than 6 months

Contract type

Full time

First day of employment

According to agreement

Salary

Monthly salary

Number of positions

2

Working hours

100%

City

Stockholm

County

Stockholms län

Country

Sweden

Reference number

J-2019-3134

Contact

Jens Lagergren, jens.lagergren@scilifelab.se

Maria Engman, maengm@kth.se

Published

09.Dec.2019

Last application date

31.Jan.2020 11:59 PM CET


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