Lecturer in Bioinformatics

Uppsala University

Lecturer in Bioinformatics with focus area AI in Drug Discovery

Published: 2021-04-15

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences has 140 employees as well as a number of guest researchers and fellows. The department has fifteen research groups / research areas with a joint administration and we conduct research and teaching in pharmaceutical cell biology and biotechnology, biochemistry, immunology, protein drug design, biological drugs / biotechnology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical and drug addiction , pharmacognosy, galenic pharmacy, bioinformatics, imaging mass spectrometry, molecular neuropharmacology,  as well as toxicology and drug safety. More information about the department and its activities can be found at www.farmbio.uu.se.

Tasks:

  • Education and course development in the area of AI and drug discovery
  • Development of seminars, group exercises, and projects
  • Development of distance education, computational exercises, labs, assignments and examinations
  • Administration and personal development

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Python programming
  • Experience of data analysis and AI/Machine Learning
  • Experience in web development

Eligible to be employed as a university lecturer is, according to the Appointment Regulations for Uppsala University, the person who has completed a degree within a relevant field of higher education. Also according to the university's Employment Regulations, the requirement for general eligibility for teachers is to have the personal qualities needed to fulfill the job position well, such as being independent, flexible and having a good ability to work with others. The position requires good administrative skills.

The candidate should have excellent communication skills and be keen on actively interacting with other team members. You are able to take instructions but also work independently to carry out analysis on your own. Excellent skills in oral and written English are required.

Meritorious: Experience of AI in drug development, cheminformatics as well as demonstrated pedagogical skills and has undergone relevant pedagogical education for activities within the university, or acquired equivalent knowledge.

Pay: Individual salaries.

Starting: 2021-06-01.

Typ of employment: Temporary position ending 2022-05-31.

Workning hours: 100 %.

For further information about the position please contact: Professor Ola Spjuth e-mail Ola.Spjuth@farmbio.uu.se  or administrative coordinator Marina Rönngren, e-mail marina.ronngren@farmbio.uu.se.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than May 6 2021, UFV-PA 2021/1311.

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Bioinformatik

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Individual salaries

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se
ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se
Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/1311

Last application date: 2021-05-06