[Socbin] Group leader position at CBU in Bergen
inge.jonassen at ii.uib.no
Tue Feb 9 12:16:53 CET 2010
Group Leader - Bioinformatics/Systems Biology
The Computational Biology Unit (CBU) at Uni BCCS (Bergen Center for
Computational Science) has been established to conduct top-level
research in bioinformatics, and to serve functional genomics research
in Norway with relevant training and services. CBU is tightly
integrated and co-located with several departments at the University
CBU is searching for an additional group leader. The group leader will
carry out research in the field of computational biology/
bioinformatics and contribute to the overall objectives of CBU. The
group leader should have a PhD and post-doctoral experience including
a solid publication record in a relevant subject. Candidates will be
evaluated with emphasis on scientific quality and potential and their
ability to supervise and carry out research projects. The research
profile of the candidate should be within a relevant area for CBU.
Candidates with profiles in direction of systems biology are
especially encouraged to apply. The group leader will direct a
research group consisting of PhD and post-doctoral scientists.
The CBU and its partners currently have bioinformatics research
activities in the fields of protein biophysics, molecular modeling and
protein dynamics, transcriptional regulation, microarray and
proteomics bioinformatics, and genome assembly and annotation.
Activity has been initiated towards integrative bioinformatics and
systems biology. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration
with the molecular biological and biomedical as well as mathematical
and informatics research groups in Bergen.
CBU is part of Uni BCCS and located together with the Department of
Informatics, the Department of Molecular Biology (University of
Bergen) and Uni SARS, a partner of EMBL. Uni BCCS owns and operates
large scale computing facilities that provide an excellent
computational environment. Uni BCCS is a department within Uni
Research, a research company wholly owned by the University of Bergen.
CBU is partner in the Molecular and Computational Biology research
school (http://www.mcb.uib.no) and coordinates the bioinformatics
technology platform for the national functional genomics programme
(FUGE) in Norway.
Salary and professional resources are internationally competitive.
Please send your CV, your ten most relevant publications, and a
detailed statement of research interests to Professor Inge Jonassen(inge at ii.uib.no
), head of the CBU. Evaluation of applications will commence March
15th, 2010 and continue until a suitable candidate has been
identified. For more information about CBU, please refer to http://www.cbu.uib.no/
, or contact Inge Jonassen.
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