The Wagner lab at the University of Zurich studies biological evolution on all levels of organization, from genes, genomes, and genetic networks to whole organisms.
Lab members are a group with very diverse backgrounds and research projects, unified by their interests in evolution and /or fundamental organizational principles of life.
The successful candidate will have a strong background in bioinformatics and computational biology.
Fluency in a major scripting language such as perl, and experience in software development is a must.
Also necessary is a strong background in biology.
The individual being looked for has a Masters Degree or equivalent, is highly self-motivated and independent, and has demonstrated interests in problems of molecular evolution.
The working language in the laboratory is English.
German skills are not essential.
Zurich is a highly attractive city in beautiful surroundings, with a multinational population, and many educational and recreational opportunities.
A sample of the research can be found at http://www.biochem.unizh.ch/wagner/
To be considered, please send a single (!) PDF file containing a CV including publication list (if available), a scanned academic transcript (list of grades in university courses), a statement of research interests not exceeding two pages, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
The application deadline is April 23.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner
University of Zurich
Dept. of Biochemistry, Bldg. Y27
Secr. (Christiane Gujan): +41-44-635-6142