Postdoctoral Fellowship in BIOINFORMATICS

Christos Ouzounis ouzounis at ebi.ac.uk
Fri Jun 25 07:37:35 EST 1999


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Laboratoire Européen de Biologie Moléculaire
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Europäisches Laboratorium für Molekularbiologie
June 1999

European Bioinformatics Institute - EMBL Cambridge Outstation

Postdoctoral Fellowship in BIOINFORMATICS
Funded by the TMR Programme of the European Commission

Commencing Date: As soon as possible

We are seeking candidates interested in Bioinformatics, with a Ph.D. in
a
scientific field and with strong computational skills. Our main
objective is
large-scale genome sequence analysis with focus on problems of
biological
interest. We continuously analyze complete-genome sequences,  as they
are
being produced and explore algorithms for the post-genomic era.

The particular post affords an opportunity to work on software & data
engineering, development and implementation of new methods and design
of web services in a biological research setting. The work involves
collaboration both with biologists and computer scientists and provides
solid training in the field of Bioinformatics. The successful candidate
will be working in close collaboration with our partners at the
Whitehead
Institute for Genome Research in Cambridge, Massachussets USA, and the
project may involve extensive work visits to Boston.

The TMR Network at the EBI is one of the largest and more active
training
activities of scientists at the post-doctoral level in the field of
bioinformatics in Europe. The network consists of the following
laboratories:

 - Research Programme
   The European Bioinformatics Institute
   Cambridge - UK
 - Department of Bioinformatics
   Max-Delbr¸ck-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)
   Berlin - Germany
 - Protein Design Group
   National Center of Biotechnology, CSIC
   Madrid - Spain
 - Biophysics Unit, Department of Biochemistry
   University of Athens
   Athens - Greece
 - Biotechnology Centre
   University of Oslo
   Oslo - Norway
 - Biocomputing Unit
   Research Institute of Molecular Biology
   Pomezia, Rome - Italy

Individuals are eligible to apply for this post if they are nationals of
an
EU member state or associated state wishing to work away from their home

country.

Applicants should in general have a Ph.D. and be under 35 years old. The

fellowships are not intended for postdocs already working in the chosen
country.

Contract: A contract of 24 months' duration will be offered to the
successful candidate.

Please send your CV, list of publications, a brief statement of research

interests and the names of two referees, quoting reference no.
99/PD/TMR(3)
to:

The Head of Human Resources, EMBL, Postfach 10.2209, D-69012 Heidelberg,
Germany
Fax: +49 6221 387 555   email: jobs at EMBL-Heidelberg.de

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Christos A Ouzounis               Research Group Leader
The European Bioinformatics Institute - EMBL Outstation
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus - Cambridge, UK - CB10 1SD
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