ORGANISATION/COMPANYFAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation
RESEARCH FIELDMedical sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE20/12/2018 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONBrazil › Ribeirão Preto
TYPE OF CONTRACTTo be defined
The Laboratory of Molecular Biology from the Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, offers one position for a master degree student with a basic knowledge of bioinformatics. The student will be responsible for the optimization and the implementation of a pipeline for the analysis of the viral metagenome (filtering sequences, alignments, taxonomic designation, de novo genome assembly) obtained from plasma and hemoderivatives. To start the working of this project, the student will receive training by international researchers from the Pasteur Institute. The student will be supervised by Dr. Svetoslav Slavov (https://bv.fapesp.br/en/pesquisador/83362/svetoslav-nanev-slavov/). The scholarship and the technical reserve values are pre-establshed by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation -- FAPESP.
The blood center of Ribeirão Preto is a leading research institution which is funded by FAPESP, Brazil's National Council for Scientific and Technological Development -- CNPq and the Brazilian Innovation Agency -- FINEP, and has an excellent infrastructure. More than 100 researchers work in the Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto in different research areas. One of the main lines of investigations includes the infectious diseases which can be transmitted via blood transfusion and the measures which can be undertaken to prevent such a process.
Basic requirements: Linux; Program languages perl, python, and/or R; data banks; Analysis of next generation sequencing raw data is a plus.
Those who are interested in this position, please send your CV, motivation letter and one recomendation letter of the Secretariat of Research of the Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto until 20/12/2018 (email@example.com) mentioning the running head Mestrado_FAPESP_Slav and with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the fellowship is at: fapesp.br/oportunidades/2475.
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EURAXESS offer ID: 351529
Posting organisation offer ID: 2475
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