The Institute of Genomics
Senior Research Fellow, group leader position in Interdisciplinary Research in Genomics
Who we are
The Institute of Genomics was formed in 2018 through a merger of the Estonian Genome Center and the Estonian Biocentre bringing together world class expertise in medical, population and evolutionary genomics. We host the Estonian Biobank (www.geenivaramu.ee) which will have 150 000 participants by the end of 2018 and is connected to national health etc registries for phenotypes. We run a brand-new ancient DNA laboratory, a core facility for DNA/RNA sequencing and genotyping and have access to a High Performance Computing center (www.hpc.ut.ee). We publish widely in top journals and sport a vibrant and international research community of 70 researchers and students.
Who do we need
We are looking for a brilliant scientist to establish and lead an interdisciplinary research group in genomics guided evolutionary medicine unlocking synergy between the large scale population based biobank, computational, population and medical genomics.
What do we offer
The recruitment package includes a competitive salary, fully funded positions for three researchers, three post-docs and three PhD students to complete the team. Additional 200 000 EUR is available for research costs. It is a 4.5 year position starting 1 March 2019 to 31 August 2023, which can be extended if successful.
How to apply
Applications should include a CV, a copy of PhD diploma, Motivation letter and Research agenda including contacts of two references. In your publication list, please explain briefly the relevance of your most important work. Applications should be sent to personal [ät] ut.ee.
See Jobs at www.genomics.ut.ee for full listing
Mait Metspalu, PhD – mait.metspalu [ät] ut.ee
This position has been awarded funding
from the H2020 ERA Chairs program
grant no 810645, cGEM