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Norwich, UK: Postdoc, Mechanisms of mammalian environmental adaption PDF Tisk Email
Postdoctoral Scientist to study evolutionary and molecular mechanisms of
mammalian environmental adaption

Starting salary range: 30,500 - 33,750 Duration: 3 years
Location: Norwich, UK
Reference: 1002991
We are currently seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated
Postdoctoral Scientist to work on comparative and population genomics
studies, with a focus on evolutionary and molecular mechanisms of
mammalian environmental adaption. The successful candidate will
be responsible for developing computational methods and analysing
primary genomic resources, in order to study genomics signatures of
environmental adaptation, with a particular focus on the adaptation
to aridity. The post holder will work in a highly collaborative and
interdisciplinary environment and interact with other group members and
external collaborators coming from a variety of backgrounds, to include;
Experimental Biologists, Field Ecologists and Computational Biologists.
To be considered for this post you will hold a PhD in Computational
Biology or Population Genetics and already have experience with
large-scale genomic data analysis in at least one of the following areas;
(i) population genomics, (ii) molecular evolution, (iii) gene expression
regulation. The successful candidate will also have extensive knowledge
in R and other script languages such as Perl or Python, be autonomous,
organised and collaborative and also possess strong problem solving
TGAC is a vibrant, contemporary research institute and actively explores
and implements new applications of DNA sequencing technologies and
acquired a world-class expertise in genomic and computational biology. The
Institute is located in Norwich (http://www.visitnorwich.co.uk) and is
part of the Norwich Research Park (NRP), which includes world leading
research institutions such as John Innes Centre (JIC), The Sainsbury
Laboratory (TSL) and the University of East Anglia (UEA). The NRP
has a vibrant multidisciplinary scientific community in the field of
environmental science, genomic, plants, food diet, microbes and health
At TGAC we offer competitive salaries, excellent defined contribution
pension scheme, life assurance, tailored learning and development and
onsite sports facilities that are available to all staff and their guests.
As a user of the disability symbol, we guarantee to interview all disabled
applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for this vacancy.
Should you have any informal questions about the project, please contact
David Thybert at 
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For further information, including details of how to apply, please visit
David Thybert, PhD
The Genome Analysis Centre 
Norwich Research Park
NR4 7UH - Norwich - UK
Tel: 0044 (0)1603 452782
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