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Postdoctoral Position in Genomics and Bioinformatics

Posted by: Sabanci University

Posted date: Feb-28-2019

Location: Istanbul

<a href="http://adebalilab.org">Our group</a> invites applications to fill a postdoctoral position. <br />
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The successful candidate will join a team at Sabanci University working to understand the molecular evolution of G protein-coupled receptors. Although the research will be purely computational the questions to be answered will be biological. The expected duration is approximately 3-4 years with renewal at the end of each year. <br />
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The research requires an interest in the intersection of Computational biology, molecular biology. A strong candidate would have expertise in one of these areas and an interest in learning about the other. While a broad range of backgrounds are suitable for this position, a PhD in bioinformatics or computational biology is desirable. High level coding in Python and/or R is a highly desired skill. <br />
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Exceptional applicants without a formal biological background are also encouraged to apply, particularly if they have interest in bioinformatics. <br />
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The start time can be anytime in 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Please include a CV include the contact information of three references and a letter of interest outlining your research accomplishments. Applications can be sent directly to oadebali(at)sabanciuniv.edu. <br />
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<strong>Required qualifications <br />
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<li>A Ph.D. degree in a computational or life sciences and has 3+ years’ experience or formal training in computational biology or bioinformatics.</li>
<li>You will have demonstrated experience with large biological datasets, including genomics and transcriptomic datasets, and Proficiency with Linux operating system, Python and R languages.</li>
<li>Strong written and oral communication skills in English.</li>
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<strong>Desired qualifications</strong> <br />
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<li>Familiarity with genome datasets.</li>
<li>Understanding of molecular biology</li>
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<strong>Benefits</strong>
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<li>Free accomodation on Sabanci University campus</li>
<li>Free lunch</li>
<li>Private health insurance</li>
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To apply send an email to oadebali(at)sabanciuniv.edu. Pre-inquries are welcomed. The application documents should include: <br />
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<li>A personal cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position. Please include the names and contact details of 3 references.</li>
<li>Your detailed CV.</li>
<li>The publication list.</li>
</ul>
Job Title Postdoctoral Position in Genomics and Bioinformatics
Post Details
Email oadebali(at)sabanciuniv.edu
Employer's Website adebalilab.org
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Computational Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Istanbul
Key Words postdoc, bioinformatics, genomics, molecular evolution, DNA repair, DNA damage, NGS analysis
Start Date 2019 June
Deadline