Theoretical Biology & Bioinformatics

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At the Faculty of Science there are 6 departments to make a fundamental connection with: Biology, Chemistry, Information and Computing Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics. Utrecht University is a friendly and ambitious university at the heart of an ancient city. We love to welcome new scientists to our city – a thriving cultural hub that is consistently rated as one of the world’s happiest cities. We are renowned for our innovative, interdisciplinary research and our emphasis on inspirational research and excellent education. We are equally well-known for our familiar atmosphere and the can-do mentality of our people. This lively and inspiring academic environment attracts professors, researchers and PhD candidates from all over the globe, making both the University and the Faculty of Science a vibrant international community and wonderfully diverse.

We are currently looking for a tenure track bioinformatics researcher

We are looking for an ambitious scientist to join us as a new group leader. As a group leader you are interested in developing or expanding your own research line in computational biology and bioinformatics. You like to be inspired by and contribute to a unique computational biology environment and collaborate with excellent biologists at Utrecht Science Park and beyond. You possess a proven commitment and talent for research. You are a team player who is intrinsically motivated to take ownership and create value while sharing your knowledge both internally and across the wider (global) community. As teaching bioinformatics is an essential part of the position, we in particular also invite candidates to apply who have a clear vision on and a demonstrable motivation to teach, and who enjoy transferring their knowledge to the next generation of scientists by supervising and teaching BSc and MSc students and coordinating courses. For more information, see here