Postdoc in genomics


Application deadline

October 31, 2022

Postdoc in genomics

School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health at KTH

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.

Job description

Professor Tuuli Lappalainen’s research group is looking for a postdoctoral researcher for a computational project focusing on the functional effects of genetic variants in humans. The project(s) may build on existing research projects and data sets in the lab or ongoing collaborative efforts. The postdoc may also propose and pursue their own ideas that fit the lab’s general research program (see https: // Dr. Lappalainen is the Director of the National Genomics Infrastructure of SciLifeLab and an Associate Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center, and the incumbent will work closely with these teams.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • An opportunity to carry out research in an international team at the forefront of genomics
  • A creative role combining a high degree of autonomy with close mentoring and interactions with colleagues in the lab
  • Close collaboration with Dr. Lappalainen’s lab at the New York Genome Center and with the genomics platform at SciLifeLab
  • An opportunity to pursue collaborative and consortia projects and develop an international research profile
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

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  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, This eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment decision is made.
  • Research expertise in the analysis of human genetic data
  • Strong publication record
  • Experience and skills in analyzing large-scale genomic data sets

Preferred qualifications

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline
  • We would appreciate a track record demonstrating good collaboration skills and independence
  • Awareness of diversity and equality issues with a particular focus on gender equality

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Last updated: 2022-10-24

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