Postdoctoral Fellow Position in EMBL, ESPOD 2020 at Cambridge, UK

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in EMBL, Barcelona, Spain

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in EMBL, Barcelona, Spain

Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Fellow Position in EMBL

EMBL Barcelona, Spain invites application for Postdoctoral Fellow Position in EMBL from eligible and interested candidates

About- EMBL, Europe’s flagship laboratory for the life sciences, is an intergovernmental research institute with more than 80 independent research groups across six sites in Europe. The Steinmetz Lab works across two sites at EMBL Heidelberg and Stanford University and is one of the world’s leading labs in technology development for functional genomics.

Research/Job Area- Various research area

Location- EMBL-EBI, Hinxton near Cambridge, UK

Eligibility/Qualification–

  • EMBL-EBI and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute share the Wellcome Genome Campus.
  • This proximity fosters close collaborations and contributes to an international and vibrant campus environment.
  • Researchers are supported by easy access to scientific expertise, well-equipped facilities, and an active seminar program.  

Job/Position Description- 

EMBL-EBI and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute share the Wellcome Genome Campus. This proximity fosters close collaborations and contributes to an international and vibrant campus environment. Researchers are supported by easy access to scientific expertise, well-equipped facilities and an active seminar programme.  

The initial contract is for a period of 3 years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.

Location:EMBL-EBI, Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
Staff Category:Postdoctoral Fellow
Contract Duration:The initial contract is for a period of 3 years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.
Grading:Year 1 Stipend (£2,829.64 monthly after tax)
Closing Date:12 September 2020
Reference Number:EBI01666

Your role

The EMBL-EBI–Sanger Postdoctoral (ESPOD) Programme builds on the strong collaborative relationship between the two institutes, offering projects which combine experimental (wet lab) and computational approaches.

Projects may be selected from pre-defined areas or proposed by the applicant. In the case of self-defined projects, the area of work must have been agreed with both EMBL-EBI and Sanger-based group leaders. The postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in 2020. All ESPOD fellowships must be undertaken within 12 months of the fellowship being awarded.

  • Project 1. David Adams (WTSI) & Alex Bateman (EMBL-EBI)   – Deep Mutational Scanning of the Dark Proteome
  • Project 2. Mara Lawniczak (Sanger Institute) Ewan Birney (EMBL-EBI) – Long reads to investigate within species variation across the Tree of Life
  • Project 3. Mark Blaxter (Sanger Institute), Rob Finn (EMBL-EBI) and Nick Goldman (EMBL-EBI) – Photosymbiosis Genomics
  • Project 4. John Marioni (EMBL-EBI) Sarah Teichmann (Sanger Institute) – Strategies for integrating spatial data across individuals
  • Project 5.  Ellen McDonagh (EMBL-EBI), Gosia Trynka (WSI) Emma Davenport (WSI) – Investigation of genetic signatures associated with pharmacological outcomes for immune diseases
  • Project 6. Evangelia Petsalaki (EMBL-EBI)  Mathew Garnett (Sanger Institute) – A data-driven framework for uncovering the role of understudied kinases in signalling network adaptation
  • Project 7. Daniel Zerbino (EMBL-EBI), Leopold Parts (Sanger Institute) – A unified view of human coding mutation effect

How to Apply- 

Application instructions: Please apply for this position through our online system. Applications should consist of the following:

  • A cover letter specifying the project you are applying for;
  • Your curriculum vitae;
  • Two recent letters of reference.

Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on the date listed above.

Applications are welcome from all nationalities, and this will continue after Brexit. For more information, please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth, with applicants selected for an interview.

Last Date for Apply– 12 September 2020

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