TASKS TO BE DEVELOPED BY THE CANDIDATE:
Design, implementation and testing of a cloud based system for the storage and analysis of genomic and metagenomic data and a layer on top of Bio4j for facilitating the use of this platform for systematists working with insects.
Based on the pipelines and Cloud based methods developed by ERA7, the objectives are:
− To design, develop and test systems for analysis of data for insect metagenomes.
− To design, implement and test Bio4j queries and a biological solid interface adapted to the knowledge area of systematics.
− Design, developing and testing of innovative and interactive visualization tools for biological Big Data
General information and guidelines for applications.
This position is available at Era7 Bioinformatics (https://era7bioinformatics.com), a research intensive SME focused in Next Generation Sequencing projects.
The selected candidate will be based in Era7 Bioinformatics facilities at Granada, Spain and will be part of the international cross-disciplinary training consortium BIG4: ‘Biosystematics, Informatics and Genomics of the 4 big insect groups’ funded by the European Union Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Program (for details about BIG4 see Page 6).
The Position is for 3 years with very competitive salary (approximate base rate 2,700 € per month), additional family allowance for married students, and sufficient research funds.
We seek highly motivated applicants from any country of the world.
Due to the requirements of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Program applicants should not hold PhD degree and, at the time of enrolment in the PhD program in Granada (Spain), should have less than 4 years of research experience (counted as time of employment in research since receiving a degree allowing enrolment in the PhD program). Additionally, at the time of recruitment, applicants must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years before his/her recruitment for the PhD project.