17/01/2020

PD1/2 - MAG Assembly - APC4 Next Generation Sequencing (Temp) (Ref 58)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Teagasc
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/01/2020 12:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Cork
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Other

Basic Function of the Role:

Teagasc seeks to recruit an enthusiastic, ambitious post-doctoral scientist to an APC Microbiome Ireland funded position (apc.ucc.ie). The successful candidate will have experience the analysis of shotgun microbiome data from multiple sources and the generation of outputs from that data, in particular through the assembly and analysis of metagenome-associated genomes (MAGs), including through the comparison and optimisation of pipelines for MAG assembly, analysis and comparison with other MAGs and genomes. The successful candidate will have a track record in this area of analysis across a variety of microbiomes.

Duties & Responsibilities specific to the role:

•Responsible for the assembly and analysis of MAGs from shotgun metagenomic data.

•Responsible for comparing and improving different MAG-related tools and for phylogenetic analysis of MAGs and related genomes.

•Responsible for specific projects but also be willing to assist with analysis of data from APC colleagues and collaborators.

•Be willing to regularly upskill, including through attending workshops and training courses, in this and related areas.

•Engage in Education and Public Engagement activities.

•Generating publications.

Additional comments

How to Apply

To apply for this position, and view other vacancies in Teagasc, please visit www.teagasc.ie/careers. The closing date for this position is Friday 31st January, 2020 @12.00noon. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer. As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.

 

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Person Specification

Essential

•PhD in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related relevant discipline.

•Relevant research experience not to exceed 3 years’ post-PhD.

Desirable

•Experience in working with 'omics' data.

•Experience in setting own research agenda.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Teagasc
Ireland
Cork

EURAXESS offer ID: 482108

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