Department of Experimental Medical Science

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

A postdoctoral  postion is available to develop prediction methods for variation interpretation and analysis of large genomic data sets. The major research focus is on developing machine learning algorithms to address types and consequences and mechanisms of variants related to massive genomic data.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in computational biology, bioinformatics or at a related discispline. Strong background in bioinformatics, machine learning, programming, databases and data analysis is required. Knowledge about relevant areas in biology and medicine, molecular biology, structural biology, biochemistry, genetics, etc.) would be beneficial. Strong background in machine learning and statistics required.

Furthermore, the successful candidate should have experience within some of the following areas:

- Experience with data structures, data bases, and data architectures

- Knowledge of biomedical resources and infractructures

- Competences within medical statistics and statistical programming, preferably in R

- Expertise in genomic data analysis

- Expertise working in Unix/Linux environments

- Excellent skills in oral presentation and good writing skills

The position is immediately open for two years.

Salary according to agreement.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment May 1, 2018, or on agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours Full time
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/591
  • Mauno Vihinen, 046-2220000
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 07.Mar.2018
Last application date 28.Mar.2018 11:59 PM CET

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