Postdoctoral Researcher/Bioinformatician, Computational Cancer and Autoimmunity Research
Professor Satu Mustjoki’s lab Hematology Research Unit (https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/hematology-research-unit-helsinki) at the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center has an opening for a
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER / BIOINFORMATICIAN
in computational cancer and autoimmunity research.
The new researcher / bioinformatician will play a critical role in the computational analysis and statistical modelling of large-size WES, WGS, lncRNA-seq, and scRNA-seq datasets and integration of these data with clinical information.
The aim of the research is to further advance our understanding on the pathogenesis of cancer and autoimmunity diseases and builds upon the group’s previous successful work on the topic (please see our webpage and the latest publication list at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=mustjoki+s%5Bau%5D&).
We require fluency with Python, Perl, R or equivalent in a UNIX environment. Experience in biostatistics and machine-learning as well as understanding on and/or demonstrated ability to process genomics data and especially scRNA-seq data is desired. Strong publication record is an advantage.
The contract will be for two years starting at your earliest convenience. Trial period of 6 months will be applied.
Salary will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities and is based on the university salary system.
Please submit your application via the University of Helsinki Recruitment System by clicking the ‘Apply for the position’ button below. Internal applicants (i.e. current employees of the University of Helsinki) should submit their applications through the SAP HR portal. Applications should include a resume and a cover letter as a single PDF file.
The deadline for the applications is 15.1.2021.
For further information please contact Satu Mustjoki: satu.mustjoki (at) helsinki.fi or Matti Kankainen: matti.kankainen (at) helsinki.fi. If you need support with the recruitment system, please contact recruitment (at) helsinki.fi.
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