Brkanac laboratory currently invites applications from highly motivated
candidates for a postdoctoral position on NIH funded projects aimed at
discovery of rare highly penetrant variants responsible for severe
neuropsychiatric and neurogenetic disorders. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. level
degree in life sciences or computer science with some relevant research
experience in both areas and at least one first-authored publication in a
peer-reviewed journal. The position requires programming skills, knowledge of
bioinformatics including analysis of next generation sequencing data and
experience in molecular genetics/genomics.
successful candidate will be self-motivated, keen to acquire new knowledge and
skills and eager to produce scientific publications.
inquire please send a CV, a statement of research interest including
description of experience in genomics and bioinformatics and contact
information of three references to email@example.com.
in life sciences or computer science with relevant research experience in both
areas and at least one first-authored publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
background in bioinformatics, molecular biology and genomics .
of bioinformatics tools and genomics databases (dbSNP, UCSC) including data
uploads. Previous experience with next generation sequencing or GWAS data is
using Mac and/or UNIX operating systems.
in computer programming and one to two years experience with Pearl, Python.
organizational and record keeping skills to record experiment results and
written communication skills to publish results.
with statistical analysis packages such as R.
in building analytical pipelines.
further information or to apply contact: