Postdoctoral Research Associate

King's College London - Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £32, 958 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Fixed term for 14 months

A postdoctoral position is available in Prof Andrea Streit's group for 15 months to work on interdisciplinary projects combining developmental biology, epigenetics, transcriptional networks and bioinformatics. The Streit lab studies how multipotent progenitor cells are committed to the ear and sensory ganglia lineage and how epigenetic mechanisms control the regenerative potential of sensory hair cells in the ear.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate holding a recent PhD in bioinformatics and computational biology. The successful candidate will work closely with developmental and molecular biologists and be responsible for the analysis of NGS data (RNAseq, ChIPseq, ATACseq etc.) from databases and other sources, integrate this information in gene regulatory networks and generate predictive models. S/he will have expertise in computational biology, network modelling, bioinformatics and data analysis, will be proficient in programming languages such as R, PERL, Python, C++, Java etc., have an excellent scientific track record and will be keen to work in an interdisciplinary team.

The selection process will include a presentation and an interview with different staff members.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Prof. Andrea Streit,

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 26 October 2016.

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