Opening For Group Leader - EMBL

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Group Leader - EMBL

 Location: EMBL-EBI - Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 5 years
Grading: 9
Closing Date: 19 October 2014
Job Description
We are seeking an outstanding computational biologist to establish a new research group to complement our current research programme. The EMBL-EBI, located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge, UK, is a global centre for biological data resources and computational biology research. We pursue many different aspects of biology, exploiting and helping to interpret and integrate the biological data held in the databases. Current research topics include sequence analysis, computational genomics, phylogeny, structural biology, regulatory control networks, functional genomics, neurobiology and literature/text mining.
The advertised research position is suitable for outstanding candidates from any area of computational biology, but we are keen to strengthen our research in translational bioinformatics, genomic sequencing analysis, systems biology, cellular modelling and literature and data integration. The candidate will join a strong and supportive group of young research group leaders and will interact closely with the large database service teams, benefiting from their technical expertise and scientific knowledge.
The EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), is a world-leading bioinformatics centre providing biological data to the scientific community with expertise in data storage, analysis and representation.
Application Instructions
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Please include a cover letter, CV and a concise description of research interests and future research plans. Please also include 3 letters of recommendation; alternatively these can be emailed to: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%61%70%70%6c%69%63%61%74%69%6f%6e%73%40%65%62%69%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%61%70%70%6c%69%63%61%74%69%6f%6e%73%40%65%62%69%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) at the latest by 19th October 2014.
Additional Information
Further information about the positions can be obtained from the Director of the EBI, Janet Thornton (
Interviews will be held on the 19th December 2014.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunities employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. Information on Group Leader appointments can be found under