PostDoc in Bioinformatics - [ Postdoc ]

Workplace: Genova, IIT
Added on: 27/11/2019 - Expires on: 12/12/2019

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia – IIT is looking for a post-doctoral scientist to carry out bioinformatics studies to elucidate the genetic causes of a selected pool of rare diseases. The successful candidate will work in the Computational and Chemical Biology Research Line of IIT, located in Genova.
He/She will be in charge of the bioinformatics activities necessary for analysis and interpretation of WES and WGS trios data, enabling the identification of mutations causative of rare pathologies.
Eligible applicants must have a master degree in Biology, Biotechnology or related fields, and a Ph.D. in Genetics or related fields. Previous and proved experience of at least 5 years in bioinformatics applied to genetic diagnostics is crucial. Experience in WES and WGS data analysis will be considered a plus. Excellent English communication skills, creativity and marked enthusiasm for research are mandatory.

Salary and benefits are in line with international standards.

The closing date for applications is December 12, 2019. Please send your application, including a cover letter, a CV and name and contacts of 2 referees via e-mail to quoting “PostDoc Bioinformatics CB 77865” in the subject line.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Involved Research lines
Computational and Chemical Biology


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