We are seeking an outstanding young scientist who has recently been
awarded a PhD degree in bioinformatics, genomics, or similar. Applicants
must have a strong and demonstrated background in bioinformatics
(genome assembly, genome annotation, and population genomics).
Experience in cereal research is preferable.
We offer a friendly, international, dynamic and team-oriented scientific
environment at a young university. In particular, this position offers
to work at the interface of modern molecular biology, genomics, breeding
and conservation of plant genetic resources. We offer a highly
competitive salary, free housing and subsidized medical insurance. For
more information about living and working at KAUST, please refer to the
University’s website: https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/live
questions relating to the position, kindly contact Prof. Simon Krattinger (email@example.com)
or Prof. Rod Wing (firstname.lastname@example.org).
should include: full CV and publication list, a statement of research
interests not exceeding one page, and three academic references.
Applications are accepted from October 2019 until the position is filled. Position start date is January 1st 2020.
KAUST is an international graduate-level, merit-based research
university dedicated to advancing scientific and technological education
and research, acting as a catalyst for innovation, economic development
and social prosperity in the region and the world. Our research strives
to enhance the welfare of society with a special focus on four areas of
global significance – food, water, energy and the environment. Based
near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, KAUST has attracted top-notch faculty and
staff from all over the world, with more than 80 nations represented on
campus. Expats are very well looked after, with packages including
tax-free salary, relocation, accommodation and various additional