Research Position | Published on 14.10.2020 |
The Director of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC MU) opens
Postdoctoral position in plant comparative genomics
Central European Institute of Technology - Masaryk University (CEITEC MU) is an independent institute at Masaryk University which was established within the framework of the CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology. CEITEC MU constitutes the key element of a world-class research infrastructure built at the University Campus in Brno-Bohunice by the end of 2014, providing state-of-the-art equipment and ideal conditions for basic and applied research, especially in the area of life sciences.
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the research group of prof. Martin Lysak to join project investigating the structure and evolution of Biscutella genomes (Brassicaceae). The project aims to establish high-quality chromosome-scale sequence assemblies of several genomes and analyze the process of post-polyploid diploidization and chromosomal rearrangements. This is a three-year collaborative project between the Lysak group and group of prof. Christian Parisod (University Bern).
Candidates for this position must have PhD degree in biology and strong theoretical and practical background in comparative genomics and bioinformatics (experience with chromosome-scale genome assembly including long-range scaffolding is welcome). We are looking for highly motivated researcher able to work independently yet open to frequent interactions with other members of our Czech-Swiss multi-disciplinary team.
Anticipated start date: 1.01.2021 or upon agreement
Please send the application (including CV, motivation letter and the contact information of at least three references) by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Electronic application deadline is: 30.11.2020
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Start date: negotiable
Opened Until: 30.11.2020