Thursday, July 20, 2017

[DMANET] Saint Petersburg Academic University is looking for a Lead Bioinformatics Scientist

We are looking for a full-time senior bioinformatics researcher for St.
Petersburg Academic University, the first and the only university in the
Russian Academy of Sciences, with one of the leading CS programs in Russia.

SPbAU was established in 1997 by the highly acclaimed physicist and Nobel
Prize laureate Zhores Alferov as a research and educational facility for
physics and IT. It is one of the very few state-accredited universities in
Russia to provide advanced BSc/MSc programs in cutting-edge computer
science fields, including bioinformatics or data science.

With a lack of bureaucracy in regards to the educational process, the
academic staff at SPbAU has exceptional flexibility in developing and
updating curriculum to keep up with the students' progress and recent
advancements in the rapidly changing world of computer science.

All students enrolled in the program stand out for their talent and great
potential, thanks to highly competitive entrance examinations. A third of
the freshmen had won prizes at the All-Russian Mathematical Olympiad for
high school students (the oldest and most reputable nationwide competition
in the country). In 2015, SPbAU had a highest average USE (Unified State
Exam) score among all Russian universities.

The Lead Bioinformatics Scientist will be responsible for:


setting up a computational research lab in the Academic University,

supervising PhD/MSc/BSc students on research projects,

teaching courses and supervise the curriculum.

You will get access to the brightest CS students of the Academic University
and Russia.

Desired Skills and Experience:


PhD or Postdoc in Bioinformatics or Computer Science.

Great track record in research (published tools & papers, collaborations

Experience in graduate students supervision (MSc or PhD).

Experience in teaching.

Extreme self-sufficiency and self-direction – you will set your own
research goals and directions, and you will direct others.



Salary is about 150000 Russian rubles/month (can be discussed)

Funds to hire students.

Please send your CV, list of publications, references and any additional
information to

Kind regards,
Uliana Egina
Recruiter in Incubator
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