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Location
Poznań
wielkopolskie, Poland
Date Posted
13 Dec 2018

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Type
PhD Project
Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland, Poznan)

PhD in bioinformatics, focusing on orphan genes in bacteria (Poland)

Poznań
wielkopolskie, Poland
13 Dec 2018

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Position Description


The Department of Computational Biology at the Faculty of Biology at Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland, Poznan) has a position for a PhD student to work on computational methods for identification of bacterial orphan genes, which may serve as potential drug targets.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Identification and functional annotation of taxonomically-restricted genes in bacteria. The characterized sequences may, among others, serve as molecular markers for metagenomic projects and become a potent candidate for new pharmacological therapies. More information at: goo.gl/aLdfho

QUALIFICATIONS:

– MSc degree in Biology/Bioinformatics or related discipline (e.g. biotechnology, computer science)
– molecular biology background
– knowledge of gene evolution mechanisms
– programming skills (e.g. Python or Perl) [optional: C/C++]
– fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
– independent thinking, intellectual curiosity, high motivation and team spirit are skills that are more than welcome

STARTING DATE
– January/February/March 2018

SALARY
– 4500 PLN (~1000 EUR) per month

HOW TO APPLY
Your application file should contain a motivation letter, your marks and degrees during your Bachelor and Master studies with ranking, CV and publication list (if applicable), a summary of your previous research experience, and addresses of 1-2 referees.

Contact: Professor Wojciech Karlowski, Director of the Department of Computational Biology AMU (wmk@amu.edu.pl).

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION
31 December 2017


How to Apply

Your application file should contain a motivation letter, your marks and degrees during your Bachelor and Master studies with ranking, CV and publication list (if applicable), a summary of your previous research experience, and addresses of 1-2 referees.

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project. Position Tags: annotation, bacteria, bioinformatics, genome, and protein. Salary: €10'000 - €20'000.

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