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Postdoc positions in Nuclear RNA Biology

We are seeking applicants for postdoc positions in ‘Mammalian Nuclear RNA Production and Turnover Systems’ to join us at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics in the Torben Heick Jensen lab.
 

Expected start date and duration of employment

There are several 2-years positions available from 1st of April 2022 or as soon as possible hereafter.
Pending mutual agreement the employment can be subject to extension.


Job description

We are looking for applicants with interests in the biogenesis and turnover of nuclear RNA and its relationship to gene expression regulation in mammalian cells. Applied methods range from biophysical over biochemical to molecular biology approaches. Collaborations with structural biologists and physicists are possible.


Your profile

Applicants should hold a PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genomics or related fields.

Applicants should be self-driven, motivated and capable of planning and conducting independent research while being willing to collaborate in an international and interdisciplinary team. Good communication skills in written and spoken English language are essential, and applicants should have a strong publication record with clear contributions as first author.

Deadline for application: 1 March 2022
 

More information about the job and how to apply

Open Bioinformatician Position

An academic personnel (AC-TAP) bioinformatician position is available in the laboratory of Torben Heick Jensen at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark.
The position is for 2 years with the possibility for extension. To apply, submit letter of motivation and CV before February 1st 2022. The position will be available as soon as possible thereafter.

Who you are
We are looking for a candidate with a masters or PhD degree in molecular biology or bioinformatics. The preferred candidate should have an interest in basic research in gene expression and RNA biology. The candidate will play a major role in designing and analyzing next generation sequencing and mass spectrometry experiments conducted by the research group. Over time, the candidate will partake in the conceptualization, development and critical evaluation of experimental strategies, including literature research, project management and the development of supportive computational tools. Since the candidate will collaborate closely with experimentalists in the laboratory, well-developed interaction and communication skills are critical. Candidates with experience in Unix, R, and other programming languages for analyzing high-throughput sequencing data will be preferred.

Who we are
The Jensen laboratory consists of a dynamic mix of experimental and computational biologists aiming to examine the production, turnover and possible functional impact of eukaryotic transcriptomes.

Department 
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Universitetsbyen 81, 8000 Aarhus c.

Contact
Professor Torben Heick Jensen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, C.F. Møllers Alle, Bldg. 1130, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark, Tel.: +45 6020 2705, e-mail: thj@mbg.au.dk  

 

Formalities and salary range

Salary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed here.


PostDoc Position: Mammalian nuclear RNA turnover systems

A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Torben Heick Jensen at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark. We are looking for a candidate with an interest in the biogenesis and turnover of nuclear RNA and its relationship to gene expression regulation in mammalian cells. The Jensen laboratory consists of a dynamic mix of experimental and computational biologists aiming to examine the production, turnover and possible functional impact of eukaryotic transcriptomes. Candidates trained in biochemistry, cell biology or genomics are encouraged to apply.

Tax deduction benefits are available for non-Danish individuals. To apply submit letter of motivation and CV before March 1st 2022.

For further information contact:

Professor Torben Heick Jensen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, C.F. Møllers Alle, Bldg. 1130, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark, Tel.: +45 6020 2705, e-mail thj@mbg.au.dk

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General Information

Postdocs and PhD students

Postdoctoral and PhD positions are regularly available. Applicants with experience or interest in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology and/or computational biology are welcome to contact us. Post-doc salaries depend on the experience of the candidate. Tax deduction benefits are available for foreign nationals. For more information about PhD studies see Aarhus Graduate School of Science.

For further information contact:

Professor Torben Heick Jensen, Department of Molecular Biology, Aarhus University, C.F. Møllers Alle, Bldg. 1130, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark, Tel.: +45 6020 2705, e-mail thj@mbg.au.dk

 

Masters and project students

New students from Denmark and abroad are welcome to contact us for further information on available projects.

 

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