Job Opportunities

CURRENTLY OPEN-ENDED CALLS for fully funded positions:

Bioinformatics/Computational biology (Next-generation sequencing data, modeling of biological systems), on the level of Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Engineer or Senior Researcher

Next-generation sequencing library preparation specialist, on the level of Lab Technician, Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Engineer

To apply, please submit following material via email to simon.elsasser at Incomplete applications are not accepted. Shortlisted candidates will normally be invited to an interview.

  1. A motivation letter, laying out interest in joining the lab and suitability for the position
  2. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defense, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and any committee work, complete list of publication
  3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)


Horizon-2020 MSCA Individual Fellowship or HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowship, until 31st June 2017

For interests in collaborative fellowship applications contact me directly at simon at

Master Projects

Currently, we have following projects to offer to interested MSc thesis candidates, mainly aimed at students of KI, KTH, SU, UU:

Genome Biology: A new ChIP-Seq method
Chemical Biology: Genetic encoding of new amino acid variants
Chemical Biology: Photocrosslinking amino acids

Bioinformatics: A better annotation of short open reading frames

For German undergraduate summer students – please check our project offers within the DAAD RISE Program

PhD  and Postdoc Funding opportunities:

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowships

EMBO LTF Postdoctoral Fellowships

Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships

SRC (Vetenskaprådet) International Postdoc Program

Erasmus and others:

Top 25 Scholarships in Sweden for International Students




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