Research Fellow (x2 vacancies)

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Postdoctoral opportunities to join the Bioinformatics Institute at the University of Auckland.

We are excited to offer two 3-year postdoctoral research fellowships at the Bioinformatics Institute. The Bioinformatics Institute is hosted by the School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and has strong links to the Centre for Computational Evolution. The ideal candidates will have:

  • Interests in one or more of the following broad areas of research: metagenomics, genome biology, molecular structural evolution.
  • An established publication record.
  • A proven capacity to collaborate.
  • Experience in bioinformatics research at the interface of one or more of the above areas.
  • A desire to develop their own independent research direction.

Candidates will become a member of the Bioinformatics Institute, and will be encouraged to develop independent research plus explore collaborations with other teams in the School.

The postdoctoral fellowship is available with a salary range of approximately NZD $79,558- $84,717 depending on experience, the start date is negotiable but ideally during 2017. We welcome informal enquiries, please contact Director of the Bioinformatics Institute, Prof. Anthony Poole at a.poole@auckland.ac.nz

Applications close Thursday 31 August 2017. All applications must be made online.

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