Qualification Details

You hold a PhD degree in one or more of the following areas: metagenomics, genome informatics, biochemistry, bioinformatics or systems biology.  The right candidate will moreover exhibit the following professional and personal qualifications:

  • Solid skills in the use of Next Generation Sequence (NGS) methods and tools for Analysis of NGS data (genomic, metagenomics)
  • Experience in UNIX / LINUX computing systems and HPC infrastructure
  • Working experience with long-read sequencing technology such as Oxford Nanopore or Pacbio
  • Knowledge of in silico antibiotic resistance prediction as well as metagenome binning
  • Skills in programming languages relevant for bioinformatics, e.g. Python, Ruby, R
  • Capability of taking personal responsibility for your work and your results
  • Flexibility and a general positive attitude to changes
  • Motivation by both individual and team accomplishments
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in both written and verbal English

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