UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI Helsinki Finland
4 days ago
TWO STAFF SCIENTISTS IN THE BIODATA ANALYTICS UNIT OF THRIVING NATURE PROFILING ACTION
The BioData Analytics Unit serves the research community of this profiling area by providing access to data analysis expertise (bioinformatics, modelling and statistics) that may not be easy to acquire by research groups independently. The positions are until end of March 2025.
We are seeking outstanding applicants with a solid track record including a PhD or equivalent degree or practical work experience in statistics and/or bioinformatics, and especially their application to large biological data sets. The staff scientists will take part in research projects in the life science area, both by applying state-of-the-art statistical and bioinformatics methods to biological data sets and taking part in the development of new methodology with special emphasis on RNA sequencing data and/or (spatial) statistical ecology. The BioData Analytics unit serves scientists from HiLIFE... and partnering faculties. Typical data analysis tasks include, but are not restricted to, genome, ecological, community, and phenotyping data.
Salary & contract:
The salary is based on the salary system of Finnish universities. The salary range is 3200-4200 €/month, depending on experience. There will be a 6-month trial period for the positions.
How to apply:
Application should include a 1 page motivation letter and 3-4 pages CV, a list of publications and contact information for three referees as a single pdf (no need to send copies of transcripts or any other documents). Please submit the application by clicking on the Apply link below. Please apply no later than 7 December 2022.
For further information please contact Prof. Ville Mustonen ( ).
HiLIFE & University of Helsinki
HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science is one of the leading life science research institutes in the Nordics. It fosters outstanding research and generation of innovations across the University of Hel-sinki campuses and Faculties to create an attractive international environment where today's grand challenges in health and environment are solved together. In HiLIFE, we believe that breakthroughs emerge by giving talented researchers sufficient resources and freedom to pursue their ambitions and expertise towards higher goals.
University of Helsinki & Finland
The University of Helsinki welcomes applicants from a variety of genders, linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and minorities. HiLIFE employs more than 650 diverse scientists and support staff. With about 50 % of international staff the daily working language is English.
The University of Helsinki is a vibrant and international scientific community of 40 000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities in Europe and ranks among the top 100 international universities in the world. Through the power of science, the Univer-sity has contributed to society, education, and welfare since 1640. The University of Helsinki is cur-rently investing heavily in life sciences research. UH offers comprehensive services to its employ-ees, including occupational health care and health insurance, sports facilities, and opportunities for professional development.
Our vision 2030 is to be one of the world's leading universities that generates understanding through research and teaching for the benefit of the global community. Everyday activities and interaction are founded on the shared values of truth, Bildung, freedom and inclusivity. Our research and teaching draw inspiration from four themes that spur collaboration between fields and disciplines and renew research and learning: A meaningful life, human wellbeing and a healthy environment; A humane and fair world; A sustainable and viable future for our globe; and A universe of ideas and opportunities.
Finland is a member of the EU, has high quality free schooling (also in English), generous family benefits and healthcare, and was recently ranked as the best country in the world for expat families and in the world's top ten most liveable cities. Finland and the Helsinki region possess top expertise in sciences in terms of a vibrant talent pool, leading research, strong support services and function-ing collaboration networks. For more information about working at the University of Helsinki and living in Finland, please see .
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