PhD position in bioinformatics, UNIGE

Applications are invited for a PhD position (3 years) financed by the Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology (  at the department of Genetic Medicine & Development at the University of Geneva Medical School. The successful applicants will work in close collaboration with Prof. Dermitzakis and Prof. Serge Nef and their respective lab. members. The goal of the PhD research  project will be to use high-throughput technologies, genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics in order to gain a comprehensive, large-scale view of the transcriptional dynamics at play between somatic and germ cell lineages during the various mitotic, meiotic and differentiation events of spermatogenesis.

The successful candidate should have a Masters degree in the Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, or Computational Science and should have a substantial interest in genome-scale integrative approaches and reproductive biology. Candidates should be fluent in English and have already experience with bio-informatic approaches. Employment is expected to begin in January 2013, but the exact start date is negotiable.

Applications should be sent electronically and include a CV with publication list, a statement of interest, and the names and email addresses of two potential referees.