University of Turku

Project researcher/Postdoctoral researcher in single cell data analytics

2022-09-28
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We are seeking an expert in data analytics and bioinformatics to join our core facility teams at Single cell Omics Facility and Turku Medical Bioinformatics Centre (MBC). Together we strive to support high-quality research at academic and industrial sector by enabling services for the emerging fields of single-cell and spatially resolved gene expression and protein profiling as part of the national Biocenter Finland infrastructure network. Our core facilities are part of Turku Bioscience Centre (https://bioscience.fi), jointly hosted by the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University.
 
We offer a vantage point in the rapidly developing area of single cell technology with an opportunity to develop as a specialist in the field. Our multicultural and multidisciplinary team provides a working community that fosters creativity and diversity.
We also are able to offer flexible working hours and a possibility to work partially remotely during the week.
 
Key responsibilities
• Deployment, testing and development of data analysis pipelines for single-cell omics data
• Processing and computational analysis of different types of single-cell sequencing, spatial transcriptomics and mass cytometry datasets
• Provision of expert support in bioinformatics for academic and industrial users
• Development of quality control strategies
 
Essential qualifications
• Experience in various bioinformatic data analysis tools
• Prior experience in single-cell sequencing data analysis
• Good programming skills (e.g. Python, R) and ability to work with high-performance computing (HPC) systems
• Good communication skills in English and strong interpersonal skills
• Academic degree ( Master, PhD, or soon-to-be)  in a relevant discipline
 
Desirable qualifications
• Prior experience in mass cytometry data analysis
• Experience in biomedical research
• Strong scientific publication record (considering career stage)
 
Salary
The salary is determined by the collective agreement system of Finnish universities. The position belongs to research personnel and the salary will be 2300-3000 eur/month for a person holding MSc degree and 3100 - 3600 eur/month for a person holding PhD degree. 
 
Duration of the contract
The start of employment is negotiable. The position is fixed-term for two years, with a possibility for extension. The position is subject to a six-month trial period.
 
What to do next
Please send your application right away, as we start the interviews already during our application period.
The applications must be submitted at the latest on September 28, 2022 using the electronic system. The application should include a motivation letter, CV (max. two pages), degree certificates and contact information for two referees. A link to the electronic application system can be found at www.utu.fi/careers
 
For further information please contact bioinformatics-coordinator(at)utu.fi or +358 (0)29 450 3796. In case you need help with the application process, please turn to biocityhrservices@utu.fi  
 
Working in Finland

We also welcome you cordially to our multicultural working community. In case you are
arriving in Finland for the first time, we offer you orientation support.
 

Job details

Title
Project researcher/Postdoctoral researcher in single cell data analytics
Location
TURUN YLIOPISTO Turku, Finland
Published
2022-06-30
Application deadline
2022-09-28
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