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Postdoc or project researcher at the Medical Bioinformatics Centre, open until 16.12.2021

We are looking for a postdoc or project researcher as part of our multidisciplinary and international team of experts in the Computational Biomedicine group at the Medical Bioinformatics Centre, Turku Bioscience.

The research involves processing and analysis of high-throughput omics data to answer complex biomedical questions. Our specific focus areas include mass spectrometry based proteomics, non-coding RNA, and single cell technologies. In addition to method development, the research involves implementation and benchmarking of existing tools and workflows.

The Medical Bioinformatics Centre and the Computational Biomedicine Group of Prof. Laura Elo develops computational data analysis tools and models for biomedical research, with the eventual goal of improving the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of complex diseases, such as diabetes and cancer. A specific focus is on analysing and interpreting data generated by modern highthroughput biotechnologies, such as deep sequencing and mass-spectrometry proteomics.


Suitable candidate should have knowledge of bioinformatics, statistics, and R or other mathematical/statistical software. She/he should have high level of motivation, self-initiative and independency. We appreciate good teamwork and communication skills in English (both oral and written). The selected researcher will receive a grant for scientific research. The grant is for 1 year with the possibility of extension. Starting date is negotiable, but we hope you could start latest on 1 st of February, 2022.


Please send your application as one PDF document to The application should include a motivation letter, CV, contact information for 2-3 referees, and copies of relevant degree certificates. The call is open until 16.12.2021 or until suitable candidate is found. For further information please contact or +358 (0)29 4503796.

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