Job Advertisement HKI-22/2018
The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute – (HKI, www.leibniz-hki.de) investigates the pathobiology of human-pathogenic fungi and identifies targets for the development of novel natural product-based antibiotics. The Research Group Systems Biology and Bioinformatics invites talented and highly gifted candidates to apply for a
Post-Doctoral Researcher (m/f) Metagenomics
The Systems Biology & Bioinformatics (SBI) group of Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans Knöll Institute Jena, Germany, is seeking one post-doctoral researcher in the domain of metagenomics for developing novel therapeutic treatments for human diseases. SBI is active participant of several national and international collaborative efforts to understand the role of gut microbiome in the onset and progression of metabolic diseases, cancer as well as infectious diseases. The successful candidate is expected to lead bioinformatics projects, develop bioinformatics pipelines and interact closely with wet-lab scientists for discovering microbiome-based therapeutics.
- PhD degree in Systems Biology, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biophysics or a related discipline.
- Documented knowledge and experience in the analysis of biological high-throughput data is a requirement.
- Knowledge in statistical methods in the context of biological systems.
- Strong experience with programming (Python, Perl, C++, R).
- Well-developed collaborative skills.
Salary is paid according to German TV-L (salary agreement for public service employees). As an equal opportunity employer the HKI is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and therefore especially encourages them to apply.
For further information
Please contact Dr. Gianni Panagiotou | +49 3641 532 1759 | email@example.com
Complete applications in English should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a complete list of publications, brief statement of research experiences, a list of three potential references, full academic record (copies of degree certificates), and should be submitted by December 31, 2018 via the online application system.