Postdoc in genomics of complex disease with focus on endometriosis
At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Department of Health Science and
Technology a position as Postdoc in genomics and biomarkers of endometriosis
is open for appointment from September 1st, 2022, or soon hereafter. The
position is available until August 31st, 2025.
Department of Health Science and Technology carries out multidisciplinary
research, teaching and dissemination within biomedical engineering, sports
science and medicine. The department has more than 250 employees and is
responsible for more than 1700 students. The researchers are organized in a
number of research groups and centres, and the department has at its disposal
laboratory and clean room facilities for cell growth, molecular biology, brain
analysis, 3D movement analysis, respiratory and circulatory examinations,
sensory and motor functions analysis, etc. All study programs at Aalborg
University involve problem-based learning, organized around cases and
projects. For more, see: www. hst.aau.dk.
You will be part of a research group that works primarily with human genetics
and genomics within women's health using a combination of wet-laboratory
omics-technologies and statistical genetics. Our aim is to improve mechanistic
understanding and prediction of common complex diseases. We also run courses
and project supervision within complex disease genetics. The primary focus of
the prospective postdoc will be within the interplay between germline and
somatic genetics in endometriosis.
The candidate must have a relevant PhD within human genetics and complex
disease genetics and have exquisite organizing skills and project management
The candidate must have documented experience within the following areas:
Analysis of next-generation sequencing data
Experience in calling of somatic mutations
Polygenic risk scores prediction
Organizing and running a biobank
Initiation and managing of research projects, including study design,
obtaining ethical approvals and data handler agreements.
Abilities to run projects using Danish register data
Experience with working in R and linux environment
Teaching competences within human genetics
The candidate should furthermore be able to integrate and work together with
the rest of the team and should have good written and oral communication.
You may obtain further professional information from Professor Mette Nyegaard,
Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or
similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant
will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as a Postdoc cannot
exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.
The application must contain the following:
A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in
relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are
A current curriculum vitae.
Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you
could be asked for an official English translation.
Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be
attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be
considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or
boards, participation in organisations and the like.
Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online"
Shortlisting will be applied. After the review of any objections regarding the
assessment committee, the head of department, with assistance from the chair
of the assessment committee, selects the candidates to be assessed. All
applicants will be informed as to whether they will advance to assessment or
AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from
all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
For further information concerning the application procedure please contact
Jeannette Bøgh by mail email@example.com or phone (+45) 9940 7968. Information
regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force and procedures can be seen
Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of
Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of
Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment
and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed
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