We are looking for a skilled Postdoctoral fellow to join our research group KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research at the University of Bergen, Norway. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in an engaging environment with unique data available in the beautiful city situated on the Norwegian west coast.
Project: The work is intended to identify novel genes and mechanisms involved in predisposition to abnormal growth, childhood obesity and diabetes. The candidate will mainly work with a unique GWAS and exome chip dataset of 11 000 mother-father-child trios from the population-based Mother and Child Cohort of Norway (MoBa) and next generation sequencing (NGS) analysis. Tasks will involve associations based studies on genotype-phenotype relationships, application and development of methods for trio-analysis, imputation, NGS-analysis and longitudinal analysis and epidemiology. The sample has rich phenotypic information and linked to the Norwegian Birth Registry. The work will be performed in an international research environment devoted to studies of complex and Mendelian disorders at the KG Jebsen Center for Diabetes Research and the Genomics group at the Department of Clinical Science. Thus, we are seeking dedicated candidates with interest in genomics, statistics, epidemiology, informatics and medicine who can complement our genetic analysis team.
Requirements: The candidate must hold a PhD-degree within the field of bioinformatics/medical informatics/epidemiology/statistical genetics/mathematics or have submitted her/his doctoral dissertation for evaluation within the closing date of the application. It is a condition for appointment that the dissertation is approved. The candidate must have proficient knowledge of English.
We can offer:
- A good and challenging work environment in research front of diabetes research and genomics.
- Salary level 57 (~ €54.000/year) (code 1352/pay framework 24.1), with a degree in Medicine or Dentistry level 59 (~ €56.000/year) (code 1352/pay framework 24.3), with a medical specialization level 61 (~ €58.000/year) (code 1352/pay framework 24.5) on the government salary scale. Further promotion will be after service seniority in the position.
- A good pension scheme in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
- A position in an inclusive workplace (IA enterprise)
- Good welfare benefits
How to apply: Additional information about the position and link to the application form is available at https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/133818/postdoctoral-fellow-at-the-department-of-clinical-science. Please note the application deadline March 26th.