Bio/informatician in solid tumors research

Department
Ondřej Slabý Research GroupCentral European Institute of Technology
Deadline
31 Aug 2020
Start date
Negotiable

CEITEC is a scientific centre in the fields of life sciences, advanced materials and technologies whose aim is to establish itself as a recognized centre for basic as well as applied research. CEITEC offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure and great conditions to employ excellent researchers.

Our institute values diversity and promotes an inclusive working environment with the aim to support the best scientists. CEITEC MU is a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission (http://muni.ceitec.cz/en/hr-strategy-hrs4r/).

We are looking for a talented bio/informatician to join our research team in the group of Prof. Ondřej Slabý at CEITEC MU, Brno, CZ (https://www.ceitec.eu; http://slabylab.ceitec.cz/).

We're interested in the analysis of molecular changes in various solid malignancies using different Next-generation sequencing methods (Whole Exome/Genome Sequencing, RNA sequencing, methylome sequencing etc.).

The focus of the position will be:

· Computational analysis of genomic data

· Implementation of analytical pipelines

· Development of software tools

Skills in scripting languages (R, Python) and good spoken and written English are essential. Candidates of any level of education are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience in high-throughput sequencing data analysis, machine learning and statistics, as well as in biology and medicine, and first-author publications will be favored.

The working capacity is preferably full-time, but a half-time contract is negotiable. The salary will be set based on candidate’s experience with a possible increase after the probation period.

 

Send us a short CV including contact details of at least one referee to Hana Nosková, Ph.D. at hana.noskova@ceitec.muni.cz and Karolína Trachtová, M.Sc. at karolina.trachtova@ceitec.muni.cz. Questions are welcome. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview (on-site / Skype).

 

What we offer?

  • A one year contract renewable based on performance
  • Interdisciplinary research of CEITEC
  • Appropriate hardware infrastructure for the project Interesting position in a dynamically expanding research institute
  • An attractive salary and benefits package (6 weeks of paid holiday, meal tickets, MU canteens, retirement contribution)
  • Background of a recognized and successful institution with supportive and international working environment
  • Environment promoting interdisciplinarity and intersectorality of research
  • In house core facilities
  • Support of administrative departments (including grant office service)
  • Support with the relocation process (welcome office service)

CEITEC, Brno, Czech Republic (http://www.ceitec.eu) is a newly established European research center of scientific excellence.

 

Information about Brno, Czech Republic

  • The capital of South Moravian Region and the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population of almost 400,000 people
  • Modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, research  and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science
  • A city of universities with more than 86,000 students
  • More than 10,000 researchers; 2,200 IF publications/year; 600+ PhD graduates/year
  • 500 mil. EUR of R&D investment per year, more than 350 companies with in-house R&D
  • City of Gregor Mendel, the founder of genetics; the prestigious Mendel Lectures series takes place in Brno since 2003 (lectures of the world´s top scientists, including Nobel Prize winners)
  • Quality of life index in 2016

 

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