Position closed/filled: 2-year Post-doc vacancy 2017

We are looking for a new colleague: PostDoc Tumor Genome Analysis (36 hrs) bioinformatician or molecular biologist

Click here to apply until Wednesday February 22nd 2017

Structure and clinical relevance of a genomic rearrangement phenotype. 

The project

This PostDoc position is within the Tumor Genome Analysis Core laboratory, a dynamic research group in genomics that is supported by state-of-the-art data analysis and infrastructure for cancer research. Various fundamental- and translational genome research projects are aimed to provide cancer patients with optimal, individualized medical care. Within this Dutch Cancer Society / KWF funded project we specifically offer support, time and resources to create your own line of research. Our state-of-the-art accredited laboratory and genomics core is at your disposal, and is backed by the skilful bioinformatics research team of the Tumor Genome Analysis Core laboratory.

Your challenge

To complement our research team, we are looking for an independent post-doctoral research fellow that stands out in creativity and ambition.Your primary task is to resolve structure and clinical relevance of distinctive genomic rearrangements in cancer. To achieve this, the successfull candidate will employ cell culture models, as well as investigate clinical specimens to further characterise these genomic rearrangements using various techniques, including FISH and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).


Your profile

We are looking for a PostDoc who brings the following expertise:

– University (PhD) education in (Bio)Medical and/or Life Sciences;

– Excellent communication skills and proven scientific writing talent are a prerequisite for this position;

– Wetlab skils are desireable;

– You have affinity with (cancer) genomics and statistics;

– You have some experience with scripting and/or programming and handling large amounts of (scientific) data;

– You are a team player able to think outside the box.

More information

For more information about this position please contact Dr. Bauke Ylstra, Professor in tumor genome analysis at +31 (0)20-4442495.

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