The lab of Jeroen Raes (VIB, KU Leuven) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the computational analysis of microbiome data, with a particular emphasis on human-associated microbial communities in health and disease.
Projects will focus on :
i) bioinformatics / statistics method development for joint host and microbiota data analysis, multi-omics and clinical data integration and / or
ii) their application to large scale datasets generated within the Flemish Gut Flora project cohort (n>
5000), in a wide range of disease cohorts as well as in international projects (e.g FP7 MetaCardis, H2020 AD-Gut).
We look for an excellent track record in (meta-)omics data analysis and strong scientific drive. We provide a stimulating and fun environment to pursue your scientific dreams. Further info on
VIB-KULeuven is an exciting, interdisciplinary research institute with excellent facilities and leading research groups in e.
g. gastroenterology, oncology, immunology, microbiology & virology, clinical genetics / -omics, molecular biology and translational research.
The Raes lab is located on the Gasthuisberg campus of the KU Leuven (Fac. of Medicine) and has on-site robotic sample processing, high-throughput computing resources as well as next-gen sequencing facilities (mi / next / hiSeq.
PacBio, oxford nanopore).
Interested? Check out some of our recent work! (lab members in bold) :
Science 348 : 1262073.
Nature Microbiology doi : 10.1038 / nmicrobiol.2016.88
Gut pii : gutjnl-2015-311004
How to apply?
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online . Additional requirements :
Our institute greatly values diverse standpoints and promotes an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected.