Bioinformatician at the Department of Structural and Computational Biology
The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.09.2020 of a
at the Department of Structural and Computational Biology
Reference number: 11127
The research team headed by Prof. Jörg Menche at the Department of Structural and Computer Biology is recruiting 1 PhD student.
The Department is part of the Max Perutz Labs, a university research institute of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. At its Campus Vienna Biocenter in Vienna's 3rd district, over 450 scientists from more than 30 nations work in 60 research groups in basic research in molecular life sciences.
The candidate should have a Master degree in Bioinformatics or related area. Furthermore, knowledge of the fundamentals of statistics, machine learning and sequencing data analysis is also an advantage. It is also required that the candidates have knowledge of molecular biology in order to understand complex experimental designs in model and non-model organisms. The candidates will participate in research, teaching to the extent of the collective agreement provisions and administration contribute to research projects / scientific studies - and contribute to publications / scientific articles.
The candidate is expected to perform advanced computational and statistical analyses of genomic data in order to answer specific questions in the area of cancer biology. The candidate is expected to develop and maintain working bioinformatics pipelines for the analysis of next generation sequencing data. Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement - Supervision of students - Involvement in the organisation of meetings, conferences, symposiums - Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of statistics, basic algorithms and sequence data analysis is a must. It is further required that the candidates have the necessary knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry to understand complex experimental designs in model and non-model organisms.
Your application should include the following documents: CV (including a list of publications), letter of motivation and certificates. Research experience is a big plus. Desirable qualifications are: Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning - Experience abroad - Basic experience in research methods and academic writing
Main research field
Special research fields
Biology, Botany, Zoology
Type of computer skills
Specified computer skills
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (
http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 18.08.2020, mentioning reference number 11127.
For further information please contact Gruber, Iris +43-1-4277-74320.
The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/). The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.