Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper, Malmö

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

The Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Unit runs several major national and international projects focused on understanding the role of genomic and lifestyle factors in complex metabolic diseases like diabetes, obesity and CVD. The Unit has led major projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, European Research Council and Innovative Medicines Initiative, several of which are ongoing. We are currently seeking to recruit one or more talented and enthusiast data analysts.

Work duties

Work with combining multiomics datasets including array and sequence data for gene expression and DNA methylation, and metabolomics, and in silico functional annotation[MOU1] .


A PhD in relevant quantitative sciences

At least 2-years post-doctoral experience working in bioinformatics

Proven ability to work to tight deadlines

Good (English language) writing skills

Excellent grasp of R and Stata. Familiarity with other programming languages such as Python, C++, or PEARL is also necessary

Knowledge of network biology, Protein-protein interaction networks and system biology approaches is also necessary.

Willingness to provide mentorship to group members

Enthusiasm to predominantly work to provide analytical support to on-going projects

Eagerness to work within a vibrant team setting and interact regularly with international collaborators

20+ peer reviewed publications in reputable journals

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/1007
  • Paul Franks, +4640391149
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
Published 18.Mar.2019
Last application date 31.Mar.2019 11:59 PM CET

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