Postdoc in Computational Biology – Bioinformatician-Data Scientist in Epigenetics (m/f/d) (#CNPD15)

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The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, which is generously funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is located on the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany. Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to research in an ERC-funded project, in the laboratory of Professor Christof Niehrs, epigenetic gene regulation by R-loops and nucleic acid modifications during development in embryonic stem cells and mouse. Visit www.imb.de/research/niehrs/research.

Tasks

  • Analysis of RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, DNA modification datasets using own and in-house provided pipelines
  • Integrate quantitative data from multiple ‘omics’ sources
  • Perform personalized post-quantitation analysis (e.g. GSEA, comparison to published datasets)
  • Support lab members with your computational skills

 You have

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Natural Sciences or related areas
  • familiarity with Genomics data analysis & sequencing applications
  • sound experience in R scripting or Python
  • excellent communication skills and good team spirit with the ability to solve problems independently
  • fluent in English (spoken and written)

We offer

  • an international and vibrant working environment
  • support by a Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility
  • competitive salary
  • training opportunities
  • favourable pension scheme
  • job ticket

To apply please send a single PDF file containing your cover letter stating research and career interests, CV, scans of your degrees (Germans: including copies of Abitur & Master degree), and contact details of 2 references to hr@imb-mainz.de. Informal enquires should be addressed to Prof. Christof Niehrs (c.niehrs@imb-mainz.de).

Starting Date: Preferably by 1st October 2022

Duration: The position is initially available for two years with the possibility of extension.

Application Deadline: 30th April 2022

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