Researcher in Computer Science at the Computational Biology Unit - temporary employment
The Department of Informatics is a vacant position as a researcher in computer science, related to Computational Biology Unit (CBU), for 3 years.
The position is part of CBU Service Group and will focus on bioinformatic analysis project and especially the analysis of high-throughput data, including NGS (sequencing), and proteomics data.
The successful candidate will be part of the Norwegian bioinformatics platform's national helpdesk within the project ELIXIR.NO
Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant subject such as computer science, mathematics, molecular biology and also possess expertise and experience in bioinformatics statistics and analysis of data from high-throughput molecular experiment.
Basic programming or scripting skills are required. Experience in Python, R, Perl, Linux-based operating systems and moreover knowledge of databases and web programming will be a strength for applicants.
We expect enthusiasm and independence and moreover the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment.
Good knowledge of English is required.
Salaries start at level 57 (code 1109/LR 24.1) by appointment. Further promotion occurs after service seniority in the position (at grade 57-65). Of particularly highly qualified applicants may be considered a higher salary.
Further information about the position is available from the chair of the CBU, Professor Inge Jonassen, e-mail: Inge.Jonassen @ ii.uib.no
The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply at any given time the position.
State employment shall as far as possible reflect the diversity of the population. It is therefore an objective to achieve a balanced age and sex composition and the recruitment of persons with immigrant backgrounds. Persons with immigrant background are requested to apply for the position.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply. If the experts find that several applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules on equal in the Personnel Regulations for Academic Positions will be applied.
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