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Staff scientist (AC-TAP) in Chromatin Replication and Epigenomics - Denmark  

Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC) (company)


Posted on : 21 May 2017

Project Description

 We seek a highly motivated  and independent staff scientist to support  our efforts in dissecting principles of epigenetic cell memory in mammals.    

Job description 
  •  The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary  research team working on how epigenetic information is transmitted in proliferating  cells.
  •  In particular, the lab is currently developing a panel of genomic tools  to interrogate the impact of DNA replication on epigenome composition and  transcription. 
  • The tasks will involve cell biology, genome editing and cutting-edge  functional genomics (ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq, Hi-seq) including data  analysis. 
  • The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to and  support the ongoing research projects in the group on an ad hoc basis when  needed, disseminate his/her expertise to new lab members and support the lab  management.    

3 years    

Qualifications and skills  
We expect you to be highly  motivated with the following qualifications: 
  •  A PhD in Life sciences  Documented experience in cell biology, molecular  and biochemical techniques, and/or expertise in NGS data workflow and  analysis (e.g. ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq, Hi-seq) 
  •  Background in chromatin biology, epigenomics or  cancer genomics  
  • Proven ability to envision, plan and execute a  research project   
  • Good organization and flexibility 
  • Excellent English skills written and spoken    
  • The ideal candidate will be  a team player and have excellent communication skills.   

Terms of salary and employment  
  • The employment is as ‘staff scientist’ (AC-TAP) at Groth  Research Group.
  •  The appointment  is fixed-term, full-time 
  • Salary, pension and terms of  employment will be in accordance with the agreement  between the Ministry of Finance  and The Academics Central organization.