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The Institute for Biostatistics and Informatics in Medicine and Ageing Research at the Rostock University Medical Center seeks, starting 1. Sept 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, a Full-time Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) on omics data analyses of cellular senescence, for 3 years, with the possibility of a 2-year extension, subject to budgetary approval.

** Interviews/inquiries possible at ISMB'19, e.g. at the Career Fair Thu 12:40-2pm,
and at the "Bioinformaticians in Aging & Senescence Research" Birds-of-a-feather,
Wed 12:45-1:45pm, see https://www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2019-program/ismbeccb2019-bof **

+ Your tasks:
* Analysis of the data of an in-depth biomarker study investigating the senescence-related molecular processes behind cancer and stroke, in human and mouse, to establish a biomarker kit
* Sequence data analysis, machine learning and data integration
* Analysis of transcriptomics, proteomics, clinical chemistry, and questionaire data
* Writing of scientific papers and applications, and contributions to joint papers and applications
* Qualification towards Habilitation (post-doctoral degree certifying research and teaching expertise)

+ Advantages for you:
* A stimulating environment where your contribution has a real impact
* An exciting project, aiming at biomarkers for senotherapy
* Collaboration with experimental and clinical groups, marked by aiming at first/last authorships that count for your Habilitation

+ What you need to bring to the table:
* Doctorate related to bioinformatics, or a research field in the medical/life/natural/mathematical sciences
* Programming/scripting skills, preferably including expertise in R
* Strong communication skills (oral presentations and in writing)
* (Nice to have): Biostatistics expertise (Cox hazard modeling; descriptive statistics)

+ If this describes you and your intentions then please send your application in a single PDF document, consisting of:
* CV
* Brief statement of research interests and qualifications
* Contact information for 2-4 scientists who may write a letter of recommendation

For further information:
Prof. Dr. Fuellen, Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!, +49 381-494-7360,
Director of the Institute for Biostatistics and Informatics in Medicine and Ageing Research, Rostock.

The University of Rostock is an equal opportunity employer. To increase the number of women in research and teaching, female applicants are recommended to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be favoured if they are equally qualified.