[Taxacom] Job offer - Postdoc Bioinformatics Scientist in Phylogeomics (m/f)

recruiting recruiting at senckenberg.de
Thu Apr 7 08:28:09 CDT 2016

Dear all,

please see our vacancy below. Many thanks for your consideration!
Best regards,

The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN) is a member
institution of the Leibniz Association. With almost 800 employees and
its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, 
Senckenberg conducts natural history research with research
institutions in six federal states of Germany. As an interdisciplinary
institute, the Senckenberg Biodiversity and 
Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) focuses on the interactions between
biodiversity and climate.
The working group of Prof. Dr. Axel Janke invites applications for a
 Postdoc Bioinformatics Scientist in Phylogenomics (m/f)
(Full time)
There is an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated
bioinformatics scientist to join our group.
The successful individual will assemble and analyse mammalian genomes
from various NGS data and dissect 
genomic data for phylogenomic analyses. The individual is encouraged to
develop own research driven activities, implement the
latest methodology, and actively apply for third party funding.  
Your tasks 
·         Understand scientific goals and identify and realize
informatics solutions
·         Deliver impactful bioinformatics support
·         Work with MSc, PhD students and Postdocs to translate new
hypotheses into phylogenomic analyses
·         Engage proactively in knowledge sharing and peer support to
build expertise in the tools and techniques critical to phylogenomic
·         Maintain and expand the necessary hardware
Your profile
·         PhD degree in the area of biology/bioinformatics, genetics or
a related field
·         Prior research experience in genomics analysis is a definite
plus (minimum 3 years)
·         Expertise in gene flow and selection analyses in mammals
·         Expertise in genome and transcriptome assembly from mammals
·         Awareness of NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) technologies
and experience of NGS data interpretation
·         A thorough understanding of mammalian phylogenetics or
population genetics
·         Strong command of programming languages for data analysis
(Python / Pearl)
·         Skilled in effective communication of complex genomic data to
·         An excellent publication track record
·         Well networked within bioinformatics communities, expertise
processing and interpreting next generation
sequencing data
·         Very good English skills
Salary and benefits are in accordance with a public service position in
Germany (TV-H E13). The contract shall start as soon as possible and
will be initially limited to a 2-year term. The Senckenberg Research
Institute supports equal opportunity of men and women and therefore
strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped
applicants will be given preference. The duty station will be Frankfurt
am Main, Germany (exceptions might be possible due to business trips).
The employer is the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung.
Please send your application before May 3d, 2016 preferably by e-mail
(attachment in a single pdf document), mentioning the reference of this
position (Ref. # 6.4.16) and including a letter outlining your
suitability for the post, a detailed CV, contact details of 2
references, and, if available, publications to the address below: 
Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt am Main
recruiting at senckenberg.de
For scientific enquiries please contact Prof. Dr. Axel Janke,
axel.janke at senckenberg.de.
In addition please indicate in your application how our job
advertisement came to your attention.



Mit freundlichen Grüßen /Best Regards
Isabel Gajcevic, M.A.
Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Zentralabteilung Verwaltung (ZAV) - Gruppe Personal & Soziales  
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt/Main
Telefon/Phone: 0049 (0)69 / 7542 - 
Leiterin Personal & Soziales
- 1458 Loke, Uta
Stellv. Leiterin Gruppe Personal  & Soziales
- 1319 Elsen, Carina
Mitarbeiter/in Personalbeschaffung (Recruiting)
- 1313 di Biase, Maria
- 1313 Bast, Isabell 
- 1478 Gajcevic, Isabel
Fax: 0049 (0)69 / 7542-1467
Mail: recruiting at senckenberg.de
Homepage: www.senckenberg.de
SENCKENBERG Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
(Rechtsfähiger Verein gemäß § 22 BGB)
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt am Main
Direktorium: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Volker Mosbrugger, Prof. Dr. Andreas
Mulch, Stephanie Schwedhelm, Prof. Dr. Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Prof. Dr.
Uwe Fritz, Prof. Dr. Ingrid Kröncke 
Präsidentin: Dr. h. c. Beate Heraeus
Aufsichtsbehörde: Magistrat der Stadt Frankfurt am Main (Ordnungsamt)
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