KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Department information

Your work will take place at the department of Computational Science and Technology. The division is a part of the school of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. For more information go to: https://www.kth.se/cst

Job description

These projects are concerned with applications of computational methods to cancer omics data and an extensive collection of bacterial genomes, respectively. Some of the cancer data has a single-cell resolution and some carries spatial information. The bacterial data consist of an extensive collection of NGS genomes. We are collaborating with groups developing new experimental methods as well as generating biomedical data.

These are 1 year time-limited positions that may extended.  The starting date is open for discussion, though ideally, we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Qualifications

In order to be employed, you must have a Ph.D. or be about to receive one soon. You need a very strong background in bioinformatics analysis of biological data. Excellent programming skills are a requirement. A good understanding of Biology is clear merit, but a basic knowledge and a desire to contribute to biology is a prerequisite.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

The application should contain the following:

  1. CV including publications as well as relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  2. Copies of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations to English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  3. Brief explanation of why you want to conduct research, about your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals; max 1 page long.
  4. Contact information for two reference persons. We reserve the right to contact references only for selected candidates.

 

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number J-2019-0321
Contact
  • Jens Lagergren/ Professor, jens.lagergren@scilifelab.se
  • Maria Engman / HR-officer, maengm@kth.se
Published 12.Mar.2019
Last application date 23.Apr.2019 11:59 PM CET

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