Postdoc in Comparative Genomics and Omics-driven Eukaryotic Genome Minimization

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship position in bioinformatics to join Technical University of Denmark. Applications should be sent before March 06, 2019.

This postdoctoral position offers the unique opportunity to work in a dedicated team of PhD students. The postdoc’s main tasks will be:Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine is a major Danish research and teaching department in the field of systems biology and is involved in a wide range of research activities within its field.

We are seeking an ambitious postdoc with a documented history of scientific excellence to be affiliated with the Eukaryotic Molecular Cell Biology group as well as collaborations into other groups at the department. The position is funded by a grant from the Independent Research Fund Denmark. Responsibilities and tasks Fungi of the genus Aspergillus are of large economic importance due to their widespread application in industry and their natural capabilities as highly efficient cell factories. In particular, the Aspergilli are natural enzyme producers, and preferred hosts for heterologous enzyme production, but some species also play roles in plant, animal, and human pathogenicity. All known species produce a wide range of bioactive compounds. This project is a part of our long-term efforts to whole-genome sequence the entire fungal genus of Aspergillus, more than 350 species, and to utilize this information for both fundamental and applied research, thereby building superior fungal cell factories and fungal products for the future. This postdoctoral position offers the unique opportunity to: Qualifications

Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent.

DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here

Deadline: March 06, 2019
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/yyew68fl

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