[SocBiN] Computational Biologist Position In Biomedicum Functional Genomics Unit, Helsinki

Matti Kankainen matti.kankainen at helsinki.fi
Thu Jan 24 17:50:14 CET 2013

Dear All,

Biomedicum Functional Genomics Unit (FuGU) is a core organization located in Biomedicum Helsinki with expertise in genome profiling and viral gene transfer technologies. FuGU operates at the University of Helsinki and provides academic and industrial clients access to a wide range of functional genomics services and customized solutions. The unit currently employs staff of 8 molecular biologists, data analysis specialists and research assistants.
Computational biologist position is immediately available in Biomedicum Functional Genomics Unit. The position gives you an opportunity to develop your skills in a wide range of areas of genome-wide biology and functional genomics. The position involves genome-wide data processing and analysis of data generated by next-generation sequencer and different biochip platforms. Your work will mainly focus on data preprocessing and analysis as well as development of customized data analysis services including interaction with national and international customers. The position will also involve development and implementation of quality assurance standards and reporting system, participation in design of customer projects as well as management duties in development of FuGU web interface towards customers and in-house data management.

Ideal candidate has a degree in science, good programming skills, knowledge in maintaining Linux-based servers, basic knowledge on statistics, background in sequence alignment and excellent team working and communication skills both in English and Finnish. Successful implementation of your tasks will require ability to work independently and in a team of scientific researchers and research assistants who will work with you in providing and developing functional genomics products and services.
To apply, please send covering letter, CV and names of two referees to Dr. Outi Monni, E-mail: BMGen-jobs at helsinki.fi with the quoting reference BMGen0421. Closing date: February 28, 2013 or as soon as suitable candidate is found.
For more information on our research and technology platforms, please visit http://www.helsinki.fi/fugu/

Best regards,

Matti Kankainen
Bioinformatics Specialist
Biomedicum Genomics
Institute of Biomedicine, Biomedicum 
University of Helsinki
POBox 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8) 
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