Postdoctoral Position At The Project Horizon Europe Bge

Universities and Institutes of Slovenia

Slovenia

October 15, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: University of Primorska
  • Research Field: Biological sciences
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 15/10/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Slovenia › KOPER
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020
  • The University of Primorska is seeking a post-doc with experience in genomics and bioinformatics, in the area of whole genome sequencing. This position is full-time (40 hours per week) for 2 years with possibilities for extension. The successful candidate will mostly be involved in the EU-funded project "Biodiversity Genomic Europe" and in a national project on wildlife genomics.

    However, the group they'll be part of, the Molecular Ecology group at the Department of Biodiversity, uses molecular tools to investigate many different topics and species, from wildlife monitoring to adaptation, and from conservation biology to wildlife management, opening opportunities for additional collaborations.

    Your tasks include contribution to:

  • the management of research projects,
  • maintaining and promoting open science practices.
  • Specific duties may include:

  • genomic sampling,
  • building DNA and RNA libraries,
  • developing and applying bioinformatic pipelines,
  • performing population genomic and related analyses,
  • performing other data science and statistical analyses,
  • documenting work performed; maintaining databases,
  • contributing to research papers,
  • resolving a diverse range of problems with creativity,
  • teaching, training, and supervising students,
  • coordinating the work,
  • planning, establishing, and refining protocols,
  • preparing reports,
  • managing grant funds.
  • Benefits

    We offer:

  • The advertised position is for an initial period of 2 years.
  • The position will be paid according to the category of the Collective agreement for employees at Slovenian universities.
  • We offer a collaborative, supportive, and interdisciplinary work environment, opportunities to be involved in a wide range of international research projects, opportunities for learning and professional development, and the expectation of co-authorship on scientific manuscripts.
  • Selection process

    Application instructions:

    Interested applicants are requested to send the application in electronic form to stepchange@famnit.upr.si, and with "Postdoc in bioinformatics" in the object.

    Please attach in pdf format:

  • a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how you fit the description,
  • a CV,
  • a list of publications highlighting the five most relevant ones.
  • Application deadline: 15 October, 2022

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    Depending on the applicant's interest, some teaching could be included. Work environment will include also international travel due to project meetings.

    Your profile:

  • a relevant university education with a completed doctoral/PhD degree and a strong potential in research,
  • proficiency in UNIX command line and high-performance computing,
  • script writing skills in at least one language (R, Python or Perl),
  • experience building population genomic libraries, developing bioinformatic pipelines, and conducting population genomics analyses is preferred but not required,
  • exceptional organizational skills and strong ability to accomplish tasks independently,
  • willingness to supervise graduation/master theses, and to promote young scientists,
  • excellent spoken and written English.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Primorska
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. upr.si https: // www. famnit.upr.si/en
  • E-Mail: stepchange@famnit.upr.si
  • Country: Slovenia
  • City: Koper
  • Postal Code: 6000
  • Street: Glagoljaška ulica 8
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