The Institute for Infectious Diseases (IFIK), University of Bern, Switzerland, is seeking a highly qualified and experienced staff bioinformatician to perform customer- and project-oriented genomic analyses. The new collaborator will be embedded in the Bioinformatics and Biostatistics group at IFIK.
We seekA skilled researcher with demonstrated bioinformatic expertise, to apply and further develop bioinformatic data analysis workflows. The candidate will be responsible for conducting several projects in parallel, enabling the acquisition of a rich set of computing skills on various NGS and biology related topics.Requirements
The following qualifications are advantageous
We offerThe IFIK provides an international, collaborative atmosphere and a multidisciplinary approach to the entire spectrum of microbiology in diagnostics, research and teaching. Opportunities to be trained specifically on emerging technologies in bioinformatics will be offered as needed.
The salary will be based on the University of Bern's system (salary and social insurance).
Percentage of salary: 100%
Starting date: May-June 2021
Duration: Two years, with possible extensionApplications until 30 April 2021 must include:
1. Curriculum Vitae, and publication list
2. Accompanying letter, including a concise description of how the listed essential qualifications are met.
3. Copy of Master/PhD degree certificates
4. Contact information of at least two referees (no need for reference letter at this stage)
Please send your application documents electronically to PD Dr. Alban Ramette (email@example.com) with the reference "NGS research WMA". Only complete applications will be considered and reviewed on an on-going basis
The University of Bern (German: Universität Bern, French: Université de Berne, Latin: Universitas Bernensis) is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834. It is regulated and financed by the Canton of Bern. It is a comprehensive university offering a broad choice of courses and programmes in eight faculties and some 160 institutes. The university is an international leader in certain fields of research, such as space research. Teaching and research activities are conducted on an interdisciplinary basis. For instance, the University of Bern is home to three of the National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South (sustainable development), Trade Regulation (international trade) and TransCure (membrane biology). The NCCR Climate (climate change research) has ended on March 31, 2013. The activities of the NCCR will bei continued by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research.