Postdoc Position Available – Bioinformatics and Computational Biology


PostDoc (2 years) position in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

The Department of Science and Technology, University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy (

Applications are invited for postdoctoral researchers (Assegno di ricerca) in Bioinformatics in the area of high throughput sequence analysis. The successful post-doc candidate will work in our group, a multidisciplinary bioinformatics team composed by computer and life sciences researchers. The candidate will have opportunities to be involved in cutting-edge research with a high potential for career development. The main activities will be focused on the development of novel algorithms in the context of long ncRNA discovery and regulation.


  • Postgraduate or PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics or related fields
  • Programming skills (at least Perl/Bioperl or R/Bioconductor)
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms
  • Adequate level of English (or Italian)
  • Age less or equal 32


  • Publication record in peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in bioinformatics
  • Good comprehension of biologically relevant problems and good problem-solving skills


The start date for this position is expected to be in May/June 2015 and its duration is of 2 (two) years.


Applicants can send their application letter to:
lcerulo [at] unisannio [dot] it
ceccarelli [at] unisannio [dot] it

including, CV with a list of publications, a brief description of research interests, and the full contact information of two referees. The selected candidates will be included in a short list and contacted for an interview (by Skype video call).

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