Postdoc Position in Bioinformatics, Metagenomics and the Human Microbiome

Postdoc Position in Bioinformatics, Metagenomics and the Human Microbiome

VIB

Leuven, Belgium

The lab of Jeroen Raes (VIB, KU Leuven) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the computational analysis of microbiome data, with a particular emphasis on human-associated microbial communities in health and disease.

Projects will focus on:

  • bioinformatics/statistics method development for joint host and microbiota data analysis, multi-omics and clinical data integration and/or;
  • their application to large scale datasets generated within the Flemish Gut Flora project cohort (n>5000), in a wide range of disease cohorts as well as in international projects (e.g FP7 MetaCardis, H2020 AD-Gut).

We look for an excellent track record in (meta-)omics data analysis and strong scientific drive. We provide a stimulating and fun environment to pursue your scientific dreams.

Profile

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, datamining, biostatistics, population and/or statistical genetics, human microbiota, numerical/microbial ecology or equivalent;
  • Good programming skills (perl/python/ruby/java/C++ etc, SQL, R), proficiency in Unix/Linux and cluster experience;
  • A strong track record in omics data analysis (e.g. (meta)genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, genotyping data) is a plus;
  • Experience in clinical datamining/machine learning, biomarker detection is a plus.

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