PhD position at BIG N2N - New tools for genome annotation in unknown microeukaryote lineages

We are a young and dynamic research group interested in genome biology, integrative genomics and bioinformatics, and are continuously looking for interested, motivated, and hard-working students that would like to join the group. For people who want to apply, please carefully check the requested profile, as people without any experience in genomics and/or computer science or lacking good English communication skills will not be retained.

• PhD student - New tools for genome annotation in unknown microeukaryote lineages

In the framework of a H2020 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network on Promoting Single Cell Genomics to explore the ecology and evolution of hidden microeukaryotes (SINGEK), we have a position open for a PhD student in Bioinformatics, with a strong focus on tool development and data visualization.

Specifically, we are looking for

• Master in computational sciences, preferably with some experience in biological data analysis
• Experience with Unix and command-line usage
• Good programming skills (Python, or Java/C++)
• Experience with relational databases (mySQL), PHP and webdesign/JavaScript is a plus
• Excellent English communication skills
• A passion for science and driven to decode the mysteries of life.

Need more info? Contact Prof. K. Vandepoele (
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