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Job Description:

A post-doctoral position is available at the University of Florida, Gainesville, for research on bioinformatics and computational biology.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and a strong interest in computer science, bioinformatics and genomics. Familiarity with established bioinformatics tools, with programming in the UNIX environment and with basic relational database use, as well as a general understanding of biological structures and processes, is required. Experience with the Common Lisp programming language is a plus.

Work in our group is aimed at the development of innovative software applications for data and knowledge management in genomics and computational biology, with a focus on high-throughput biology (e.g. whole-genome studies, microarray data analysis, etc). We use advanced programming tools to develop complex, efficient, and highly visible resources for the bioinformatics community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join in existing research projects or to develop new research lines, in a vibrant, multidisciplinary environment that promotes interactions and collaborations.

Please send a cover letter detailing your previous scientific work experience and your interest in this position, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Alberto Riva
UF Genetics Institute
PO Box 103610
Gainesville FL 32610-3610

or by email at The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution.

Start date: IMMEDIATE

Duration: Negotiable

Salary on grant: Negotiable, commensurate with experience

Contact Person (Referent): Elia Stupka

Ref. E-Mail:

Tel: 040 3757718
Fax: 040 3757710

Group Web Page:
The Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland in Brisbane (Australia) is recruiting up to six research Group Leaders, preferably at Levels C or D (Assistant or Associate Professor).
Mark Ragan
Director, ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics
tel +61-7-3346-2616 / 2617
fax +61-7-3346-2101
m [dot] ragan [at] imb [dot] uq [dot] edu [dot] au
Location: Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) & Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Pisa
PhD research studentships are available to start January 2008.