Genome Research and Education Center of SibFU

Call for a Postdoc!

A postdoctoral position (1+2 year) is available at the SibFU Laboratory of Forest Genomics focusing on studying genomes of Siberian conifer species and their major phytopathogens.

Job description

  • Teaching: lecturing in a Master's program "Genomics and Bioinformatics";
  • Research: work on the main project of the laboratory «Genomics of the key boreal forest conifer species and their major phytopathogens in the Russian Federation» supervised by Prof. K.V. Krutovsky;
  • Coaching and/or mentoring: Bachelor and Master Degree students.

Posdoc fellow positions requirements:

  • To qualify for the postdoc position, the applicant must have a doctoral degree in Biology, Mathematics, Informatics or Physics;
  • Experience in NGS data processing methods: genome and trasnscriptome assembly and annotation, RNA-seq, phylogenetic analysis, candidates with other skills in the field of bioinformatics are also considered;
  • Fluent English, at least B2 (ALTE);
  • At least 3 WoS / Scopus publications in the last 3 years (2014-2016).


The salary of the appointed researcher will be 120 000 RUR per month.

Official application deadlines

July 31, 2017

Deadline to submit your application

What we offer:

  • The results obtained in our laboratory are unique, only a few laboratories in the world conduct research on the complete genomes of conifers, thus, there is a good opportunity to get original results and publish them in high-quality journals;
  • There are two sequencing machines - Illumina HiSeq 2000 and MiSeq in our Laboratory, equipment for manipulating with nucleic acids, a cluster for high-performance computing, a server for processing genomic data with 3 TB of RAM;
  • The master's program on Genomics and Bioinformatics was established in 2016 at the related department of the SibFU, where you can practice teaching and giving lectures;
  • Comfortable housing in the residence hall at the SibFU campus;
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses for relocation (one-way flight tickets).

Please, contact:

Putintseva Yuliya, Research Associate at the Laboratory of the SibFU Center for Genomic Research, tel .: +7 913 527 79 96, e-mail:

Natalia Oreshkova, Research Associate at the Laboratory of the SibFU Center for Genomic Research, tel .: +7 (391) 249-46-25, e-mail:

Anastasia Garmash, Manager of International Recruitment Office, tel.: +7 (391) 206-25-13, e-mail: for further information.

Application Procedure

The following documents must be attached to the application:

  • Academic curriculum vitae in English;
  • Passport copy;
  • Copies of the academic degree and academic title;
  • Statement of Intent to participate in the Postdoc Fellowship program;
  • Motivation letter;
  • The list of publications in international peer-reviewed journals;
  • A brief description of research merits and action plan in English;
  • Contact information of two persons whom may be asked to give a statement of the candidate;
  • Consent to personal data processing.

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Laboratory team