CIIMAR are currently seeking a suitable candidate to fulfill the role of an Assistant Researcher in the framework of the NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000031, with reference MarInfo - Integrated Platform for Marine Data Acquisition and Analysis, within the R&D Institution CIIMAR (Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research), supported by the Northern Regional Operational Programme (NORTE2020), through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
The candidates must hold a PhD Degree in the field of in Biological Sciences, Marine or Environment Sciences, Genetics, Bioinformatics, or related fields. The candidate must have strong technical and scientific training on molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, evolutionary and bioinformatics analyses. A demonstrated experience to perform large-scale data analysis (excellent programming skills and large-scale sequence data manipulation), prepare reports and write manuscripts. Very good fluency in English is expected.
The candidate will be involved in handling large-scale genomic datasets emerging from NGS approaches from diverse organism inhabiting marine ecosystems, developing genomic pipelines and computational bioassessment platforms, software and tools optimization to understand biological and molecular diversity, functional adaptation, environmental relevance and possible applications.