PhD Studentship in Bioinformatics at Ghent University
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The Research Group Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Genomics of the Department of Plant Systems Biology at Ghent University is currently looking for a: PhD student in Bioinformatics to work on an Research Project focusing on the integration of sequence and expression data in plants.
you have a master in Computer Science, a degree of Bioscience engineering or a master in Biotechnology
you have a strong interest in both computer science (i.e. data integration & web-development) and biology
you have good knowledge of computer programming (Linux/Apache/MySQL/perl,PHP). Knowledge of JAVA is a plus!
good communication, writing skills and teamplayer;
proficient in English
Scientific research towards a PhD degree from 2008 onwards (4 year period) in the framework of a FWO funded research project
provide bioinformatics support for the development and maintenance of an integrated plant comparative genomics platform (data warehousing facilities, web-design with integrated toolbox)
tackle together with other PhD student specific questions about gene and genome evolution in plants
requirement of attending and presenting your work at international scientific meetings
publish in peer-reviewed international journals
Apply for the job Send your resume by email to Yves Van de Peer(yves.vandepeer[ at ]psb.ugent.be).
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.