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We are always looking for talented and highly motivated students (BSc/MSc/PhD) and postdoctoral researchers to join the Bioinformatics Lab!

Candidate profile

  • The successful candidate should have or pursue a BSc/MSc/PhD in bioinformatics, (bio)statistics, (computational) biology, computer science, mathematics or other equivalent degree
  • Basic understanding of molecular biology and omics technologies
  • Prior experience in (multi)-OMICS data analyses is not mandatory but would be highly advantageous
  • A good track record of study results and previously completed courses and/or publications, as outlined in the CV
  • Computer programming skills (bash, R and Python/Perl/Julia or Java) are mandatory
  • Previous experience with Linux OS, high-performance computing (HPC) and/or cloud platforms (AWS, DNAnexus)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • A team player with strong analytical problem-solving skills and cross-disciplinary (out-of-the-box) thinking, however also able to work independently, take initiative, and possesses strong organizational skills

Job description

  • Bioinformatics analysis of various omics (mainly genome, transcriptome and microbiome) data and integration with clinical and environmental / lifestyle data, including machine learning technique
  • Participation in the development and maintenance of the computational infrastructure
  • Participation in the scientific discussions of the Bioinformatics Lab
  • Preparation of scientific publications

How to apply

Please, submit the following documents (combined into one pdf document) to baiba[pnkts]vilneatrsu[pnkts]lv and cvatrsu[pnkts]lv:

  • CV (detailed),
  • Motivation letter, which briefly outlines your past research experience and future visions,
  • Copies of degree certificates,
  • Name and contact details of at least two referees.