Research Assistant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 04 Oct 2022

Published: 2022-09-20

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The Department of Organismal Biology teaches and explores the evolution, development and function on the organismal level. For more information see .

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Duties/Project description
Analysis of avian genome and transcriptome data focusing on annotation and expression of germline-restricted chromosomes and W chromosomes, as well as annotation of satellite DNA in different types of sequencing data.

Bachelor’s degree in evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, or another relevant field. Experience with analyzing different types of single-molecule sequencing data and generating phylogenetic trees is required, as well as annotation of satellite DNA in raw reads and genome assemblies.

Additional qualifications
Programming in Perl, Python and/or R is desirable.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position, 2 months. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date as agreed. Placement: Uppsala

For further information about the position, please contact: Alexander Sang-Jae Suh,

Please submit your application by 4th of October 2022, UFV-PA 2022/3368.

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Placement: Department of Organismal Biology

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position shorter than 3 months

Pay: Individual salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/3368

Last application date: 2022-10-04

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