Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Genomics

Country: Saudi Arabia;

City: Thuwal

Vacancy added: 14.02.2019

Employer:

Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 21.04.2019

 

Description

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, independent but team-oriented postdoctoral researcher with strong bioinformatics/genomics background.

The successful candidate will join the group of Prof. Manuel Aranda at the Red Sea Research Center of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Our group applies functional genomics techniques to study the molecular basis of the cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis.  Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in bioinformatics or genomics and be highly familiar with the assembly, annotation, and analysis of NGS data with strong focus on the analysis of RNAseq and bisulfite genomic sequencing data.

The position includes a highly competitive tax-free salary, accommodation, repatriation allowance, and health insurance.

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a public research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. KAUST’s core campus is located directly on the Red Sea on more than 36 square kilometers encompassing state-of-the-art research facilities as well as housing and recreational facilities for the campus community. More information is available at www.kaust.edu.sa.

Qualifications

PhD in bioinformatics or genomics.

Highly familiar with the assembly, annotation, and analysis of NGS data with strong focus on the analysis of RNAseq and bisulfite genomic sequencing data.

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

Application Instructions

The application requires a CV, cover letter summarizing your qualifications and interests, and names and contact information for 2 referees.

 
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