The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg, Germany invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Research Associate for our in-house deep-sequencing facility. Funding for this position is expected to be available from September 2012 for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension. Responsibilities include the development of improved experimental protocols especially for ChIP-seq and the operational management of deep-sequencing projects. This position will also help with experimental design and provide critical advice to the users of the facility.
We are looking for a motivated team player with strong communication skills and the desire to work in a dynamic environment. The successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of molecular biology techniques, deep-sequencing applications, and the ability to perform high quality analyses in a responsible and independent manner. Candidates with prior experience in the operation of a deep-sequencing facility or other high-throughput techniques are strongly preferred. -PhD in a biological science -proven experience with ChIP-seq and genome-wide studies -fluency in English