Postdoctoral position in tuberculosis epidemiology and evolution, Valencia

12 September 2017

Our friends at the Institute of Biomedicine of Valencia (IBV) in Spain are currently recruiting for a a postdoc position in microbial bioinformatics and microbial genomic epidemiology. The primary focus of the work will be to the evolution and epidemiology of the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis using different genomic datasets.

The position will be opened as soon as possible and will run until June 2020 at least.

Candidates should have a PhD degree or equivalent and meet the following criteria:

  • Must have a strong research background in bioinformatics and/or statistical approaches
  • Preferably have experience with bioinformatic methods for snp calling, inferring phylogenies and determining evolutionary rates
  • Preferably have experience with analysis of complex sequence data
  • Have a strong interest for health surveillance and combining microbiology and genomics with bioinformatics and epidemiology

To apply for the position please email Dr. Iñaki Comas: icomas@ibv.csic.es