[BioC] Job Opportunity at IMP, Vienna, Austria
Ido M. Tamir
tamir at imp.ac.at
Fri Jul 10 13:28:27 CEST 2009
Postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics
at the IMP in Vienna
A postdoctoral position localized at the IMP in collaboration with Boehringer
Ingelheim Oncology in Vienna is available immediately.
The person will work closely with scientists at the IMP and Boehringer
Ingelheim to implement analysis pipelines for next generation sequencing
projects in the area of cancer genomics. In-house generated data as well as
selected public domain data sets should be integrated with an already
existing large data collection. A strong focus will be the comprehensive
characterization of cancer cell lines with the aim to explain and understand
genotype-dependent differential responses to novel targeted therapies.
The successful candidate should have a PhD degree in bioinformatics, molecular
biology or in a related discipline with a proven record in
genome/transcriptome sequence analysis, preferentially in the context of NGS.
A profound understanding of cancer genomics/biology and the ability to
translate and communicate results is highly desired. The candidate should be
comfortable in handling very large datasets and be able to identify and
implement computationally efficient data processing strategies in a linux
Terms and locale:
The position is initially for two years, location Vienna, Austria.
The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) is a basic biomedical
research institute sponsored largely by Boehringer Ingelheim, as well as
research grants from national and international funding agencies. Boehringer
Ingelheim is a research-driven international pharmaceutical company with
around 40.000 employees world-wide. The research site in Vienna is solely
dedicated to cancer research.
Interested candidates should contact
Christian.Haslinger at boehringer-ingelheim.com along with copies of their CV,
publication list and names of reference persons.
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