[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. 

Institution Background:
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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