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University of Hohenheim
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences / Institute of Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Population Genetics
The Chair for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics of Crops invites applications for the position of a

Postdoc (f/m)
in Bioinformatics / Plant Molecular Genetics

for 3 years, extension possible

Main research of the group is on the molecular, genetic and genomic dissection of heterosis and hybrid performance with a focus on epigenetics. We offer a stimulating interdisciplinary environment with active collaborations and exchange with national and international partners within and outside academia. The development of own research projects and the qualification with regard to a scientific career will be supported.

Program development for pipetting robots; NGS library preparation; Analysis, management and visualization of NGS data; Integration of genome-, transcriptome-, and DNA methylation-data of breeding populations and single cells; Implementation of statistical models; Teaching of students

PhD in a branch of Natural Sciences, Bioinformatics, Computer Sciences or a comparable field. Knowledge in molecular biology / genetics; Experience in NGS data bioinformatics (e.g. sequence-, network-, and/or enrichment analyses); Programming skills; Knowledge on SQL databases and a quantitative orientation (e.g. experience in statistics and/or systems biology) is of advantage.

Please submit applications including a letter of motivation, CV with publication list, a description of research experience, certificates and contact details of two references end of April 2018 as a single pdf file in German or English by e-mail to: antje.betz@uni-hohenheim.de

For further information contact Prof. Dr. Stefan Scholten:
stefan.scholten@uni-hohenheim.de, +49 711 459 23493

The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and strongly encourages qualified female scientists to apply. With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

Closing date: 30.04.2018
Closing date: 30 April 2018 Published on academics.com on date 21 March 2018
In your application, please refer to academics.com