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Job: 2 Postdoc Positions in computational epigenetics and non-coding RNA analysis (#CNPD08)
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The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation. It is located within the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany. Applications are invited for two Post-Doctoral Research Fellows to study the role of long non-coding RNAs in the regulation of DNA demethylation in embryonic stem cells in the research group of Professor Christof Niehrs. See also

• Analysis of RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, DNA methylome datasets using own and in-house provided pipelines
• Computational Analysis of non-coding RNA structure
• Integrate quantitative data from multiple omics sources 
• Perform personalized post-quantitation analysis (e.g. GSEA, comparison to published datasets)
• Support lab members with your bioinformatics skills

 You have
• PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Natural Sciences or related areas
• Sound experience in R scripting or Python
• Familiarity with large scale data analysis (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and related)
• Excellent communication skills and good team spirit with the ability to solve problems independently
• Fluent in English (spoken and written)

We offer
• An international and vibrant working environment
• Competitive salary
• Training opportunities
• Favourable pension scheme

Starting date: by 31st January 2019

Duration: Initially 2 years; option for further extension

To apply please send a single PDF file containing your cover letter stating research and career interests, CV, scans of your degrees (Germans: including copies of Abitur- & Diplom/Master Zeugnis), and contact details of 2 references to Informal enquires should be addressed to Prof. Christof Niehrs (

Closing date: 30th September 2018
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