We are currently seeking highly qiualified and motivated post-doctoral researchers with experience in computational biology, The institute has access to a wide variety of biological material from extant and extinct primates. Current projects cover a wide range of genomic analysis designed to detect and describe human uniqueness. These projects include genome sequencing of the Neandertal and bonobo and comparative expression studies in great apes.
Competitive applicants will have relevant quantitative biology experience and technical knowledge including programming experience. Demonstrated scientific creativity and familiarity with high-troughput sequencing data is a plus.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and names of references to:
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
The language of the institute is English.
For information on the department, visit www.eva.mpg.de/genetics or contact Svante Pääbo:
Phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 119