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Postdoctoral Fellowship – University of Copenhagen

A two-year postdoctoral fellowship is available at the Bioinformatics Centre, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen. The position will be available as of May 1, 2016.

Position Requirements:

  • Have a PhD in Bioinformatics, statistics or a similar field
  • Have demonstrated experience in the analysis of Next Generation DNA Sequencing data
  • Be experienced with programming in perl, Python, or similar, and be familiar with linux/unix.
  • Have published in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in statistics (including R) and probabilistic models/machine learning
  • Experience with small RNAs, gene expression analysis, RNA-binding proteins and/or metagenomics
  • Ability to program in C or C++
  • The working language is English, thus excellent English speaking, reading and writing skills are required.
Employer University of Copenhagen
Posted 23-02-2016
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Discipline NA
Salary DKK 32.090 and 33.790 pm
Official Notice


  • The position is in the group of Professor Anders Krogh. The group is working in computational analysis of post-transcriptional regulation (focus on small RNAs), transcriptomics, and computational methods for next-generation sequencing.
  • The postdoc will be working within post-transcriptional regulation, where they are focusing on the interplay between miRNA and RNA binding proteins.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee. All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment by an expert assessment committee. Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the committee and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant himself/herself. The final selection of successful candidates will be made by the Head of Department, based on the recommendations of the assessment committee.

Deadline: March 1, 2016.

With over 40,000 students and more than 9,000 employees, the University of Copenhagen is the largest institution of research and education in Denmark. The purpose of the University – to quote the University Statute – is to ’conduct research and provide further education to the highest academic level’. Approximately one hundred different institutes, departments, laboratories, centres, museums, etc., form the nucleus of the University, where professors, lecturers and other academic staff, as well as most of the technical and administrative personnel, carry out their daily work, and where teaching takes place. These activities take place in various environments ranging from the plant world of the Botanical Gardens, through high-technology laboratories and auditoriums, to the historic buildings and lecture rooms of Frue Plads and other locations.

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