Postdoctoral Researcher (Bioinformatics / Neurosciences), University of Eastern Finland


The University of Eastern Finland, Faculty of Health Sciences, A.I. Virtanen Institute of Molecular Sciences, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher (Bioinformatics / Neurosciences).

The Kanninen research group is seeking a motivated and experienced postdoctoral researcher to join a highly dynamic group of neuroscientists working on Alzheimer’s disease. The group utilizes in vitro cultures of brain cells to investigate molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration. More details on research interests can be found at https://www.uef.fi/en/web/aivi/katja-kanninen-group

In this position the candidate should have a PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, biostatistics, neuroscience or related discipline. Experience with various statistical methods is required and the successful candidate should be proficient in using the R programming language. The candidate should be committed and motivated, display independent thinking skills, and possess the ability to work independently while supervising students. Good knowledge of written and spoken English are essential.

The application deadline is 16/04/2019 and the position is filled for a fixed term from 1st of May in 2019 (or as agreed) to 30th of April in 2020. The position is filled for a fixed term due to the duration of the project.  More details at https://www.uef.fi/en/web/guest/uef/en-open-positions

For further information on the position, please contact: Group Leader, PhD, Associate Professor (tenure track), Academy Researcher Katja Kanninen, +358 29 4454202,katja.kanninen@uef.fi

For further information on the application procedure, please contact HR Secretary Asta Suhonen, tel. +358 29 4454125, asta.suhonen@uef.fi.