Researcher in Computational Biology at the Center for Genomic Science (CGS) of IIT@SEMM in Milan - [ Researcher ]

Added on: 14/02/2018 - Expires on 30/05/2018

IIT is looking for a Computational Biologist to work as Researcher at the Center for Genomic Science of IIT@SEMM in Milan (

The Center is located within the IFOM-IEO Campus in Milan, one of the largest and most vibrant cancer research communities in Europe, and provides state-of-the art technological platforms for functional as well as structural genomics towards a better understanding of complex biological processes and diseases, with particular emphasis on Cancer.

We seek highly motivated, dynamic and collaborative people to join the Center and contribute to highly competitive research by applying in silico and computational approaches to the analysis of genomic data, including transcriptional data, noncoding RNAs, and epigenetics.

Expertise in data management and organization, sequencing and –omic datasets, and development of analysis pipelines and support tools of genomic data is essential.

He/she will also coordinate and supervise junior computational scientists, together with other PIs at the Center.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • PhD Degree in Computer science or Bioinformatics
  • Good programming skills (R, Bash)
  • Good knowledge of the Linux operating system
  • >3 years experience with bioinformatics and biostatistics tools for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data

Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualification and experience.

Please submit your application, including a detailed curriculum vitae, 3 representative publications and 2 pages of research statement in PDF format to quoting “Researcher position SEMM CB 74698” in the subject line.

Candidates must also request 3 reference letters to be sent directly in PDF format to by the referees.

Applications deadline: May 30, 2018.

Keywords: bioinformatics; genomics; next generation sequencing; databases

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia ( is a private Foundation which promotes Italy's technological development and higher education in science and technology. Research at IIT is carried out in highly innovative scientific fields with state-of-the-art technology.

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