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The University of Bergen (Norway) has established the Computational Biology Unit (CBU – as a centre for research and education within the field of bioinformatics. CBU hosts research groups from multiple linked departments at the faculties of mathematics and natural sciences and medicine and odontology. Together with the Department of Informatics, CBU offers bachelor, master, and PhD programs within bioinformatics. CBU performs fundamental bioinformatics research involving development of novel methods - either as a goal on its own or as a means to pursue a biological research topic. CBU leads the Norwegian Node of ELIXIR, the pan-European research infrastructure for bioinformatics –, a national research school in bioinformatics, biostatistics, and systems biology (, and plays a central role within the research centre Digital Life Norway (

With support from the Bergen Research Foundation ( CBU will be strengthened with five new group leader positions. The ambition is to boost bioinformatics and computational life science research and education at UiB – through a strong centre with critical mass at the CBU and through tight collaboration with linked UiB departments. The five positions are announced as associate professor ('førsteamanuensis') posts, each within one of 5 linked departments. Each of the appointed candidates will hold office both at CBU and at a relevant university department as specified in this call. We seek ambitious candidates who will contribute to research and educational activities both within CBU and at the relevant departments. When appointed, candidates may apply to be promoted to full professor – depending on qualifications.

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