Thursday, February 19, 2009

Postdoctoral Position (Dresden)

The Biotechnology Centre is setting up a Bioinformatics Service
Unit. We are now offering positions for

3 Postdoctoral Fellows

who will conduct research and development in collaboration with
other scientists at the Biotechnology Center. The life-sciences
campus in Dresden offers a very competitive research setting
including a 3,000 node supercomputer at the university as well
as strong local partners applying latest experimental
technologies. The interdisciplinary Biotechnology Center
provides a stimulating, international environment for leading
research. The computing hardware at the Institute includes
cutting edge database servers and a cluster for parallel
. The positions are initially offered for two years
and further extension will be possible. The period of employment
is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act
Responsibilities: The scientists at the Bioinformatics Service
Unit will conduct research in collaboration with the research
groups at BIOTEC. The scientists have no teaching obligations.
Requirements: We are seeking creative, highly motivated
researchers with a track record of peer reviewed publications.
Candidates must have a strong quantitative background and have
received, or are soon expecting, a Ph.D. degree in relevant
areas, including Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Computer
Science, or Engineering. The expertise of the Service Unit will
cover the areas sequence analysis, expression data analysis,
structural biology and protein interaction prediction,
textmining, network biology, as well as design and
implementation of biological databases. Candidates with
expertise in any of the above areas are encouraged to apply.
See for more details.
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same
applies to disabled people.
Applications received by March 17th 2009, (Deadlines refer to the
date on the postmark of the University`s Post Room Service) will
get full consideration. We will continue to review applications
until the position is filled. Please send a CV, a list of
publications, a summary of current/past research (1-2 pages),
and two or three letters of recommendation to Katrin Grosser, (Please note: We are
currently not able to receive electronically signed and
encrypted data) or TU Dresden, BIOTEC, Katrin Grosser, Tatzberg
47-51, 01307 Dresden, Germany.



Katrin Grosser
TU Dresden, BIOTEC

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