Senior Lecturer in Bioinformatics

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Uppsala, Uppland, Sweden
Job Type:
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Senior Lecturer in Bioinformatics

With network analyses and visualisation of Big Data scientists at SLU structure and analyse data from next generation sequencing, proteomics and metabolomics. The candidate will be able to collaborate with researchers from SLU’s all faculties and international researchers, studying data from viruses, bacteria, nematodes, plants, wildlife, domestic animals, humans and microbiota.


The position includes teaching in bioinformatics at the basic and advanced level and research in the field of bioinformatics. Teaching includes course management, educational development, theoretical and practical teaching and examination. The Senior Lecturer will also contribute to the development of the subject bioinformatics. This includes own research in bioinformatics in areas relevant to the VH-faculty and also SLU, and supervision of post graduate students.
Assignments and administrative work at departmental and faculty level will be included. The senior lecturer will also be involved in SLU’s Bioinformatics Infrastructure (SLUBI) and the National Bioinformatics Infrastructure in Sweden (NBIS).


The successful applicant need to have/be • hold a doctorate in bioinformatics or related area and competence as associate professor (docent) or equivalent academic qualifications • be scientifically skilled within the subject area for this appointment • be scientifically skilled in the subject area of the position • good ability to communicate in written and spoken English • be pedagogically skilled and have completed training in teaching in higher education (corresponding to 10 weeks full time studies) or otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge