Computational biologist position is immediately available in Biomedicum Functional Genomics Unit at the University of Helsinki


Biomedicum Functional Genomics Unit (FuGU) is a core organization located in Biomedicum Helsinki with expertise in genome profiling and viral gene transfer technologies. FuGU provides academic and industrial clients access to a wide range of functional genomics services and customized solutions. The unit operates at the University of Helsinki under national Biocenter Finland infrastructure network and is one of the five nodes in the HiLIFE Genome Analysis Infrastructure.

Computational biologist position is immediately available in FuGU. The position gives you an opportunity to develop your skills in a wide range of areas of genome-wide biology and functional genomics. The position involves processing and analysis of genome-wide data generated by next-generation sequencing and different biochip platforms. Your work will mainly focus on data preprocessing and analysis as well as development of customized data analysis services including interaction with national and international customers. The position will also involve development and implementation of quality assurance standards and reporting system, participation in design of customer projects as well as management duties in development of FuGU web interface towards customers and in-house data management.

Ideal candidate has a degree in science, ideally MSc, has good programming skills, basic knowledge on statistics, background in sequence alignment and microarray data analysis and excellent team working and communication skills. Successful implementation of your tasks will require ability to work independently and in a team of scientific researchers and research assistants who will work with you in providing and developing functional genomics products and services.

To apply, please send covering letter, CV and names of two referees to Dr. Outi Monni, E-mail: outi.monni@helsinki.fi. The position is filled as soon as suitable candidate is found.

For more information on our research and technology platforms, please visit http://www.helsinki.fi/fugu and https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/oncogenomics.