PhD Studentship in Bioinformatics at Ghent University

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.

Your profile:

  • 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

    Job description:

  • 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 ]

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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