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Staff scientist in Chromatin Replication and Epigenomics in the Groth Group - Denmark  

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Posted on : 26 May 2017

Project Description

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.     


Duration:
 
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.    



Place of employment 
  •  We offer creative and stimulating  working conditions in dynamic and international  research environment. 
  • Our research  facilities include modern laboratories and a number of  core facilities shared between the  23 research groups. 
  • We have weekly  journal clubs, data clubs, seminars with invited  speakers, a young researchers club ASAP  and  our own PhD programme, MoMeD.   



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.