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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate

    A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Bruford laboratory at Cardiff School of Biosciences, a multidisciplinary team focussing on understanding the determinants of genomic diversity and structure in endangered wild and domestic species.

    Funded by grant from the European Commission, the appointee will work in the Nextgen research project, undertaking population genomics analysis of livestock and their wild ancestors using a combination of high density SNP and whole genome data for cattle sheep and goats in a variety of environments and production systems. Specifically, the appointee will examine genome-level diversity and selection in wild and domestic sheep from North Africa and the Middle East

    The successful candidate will have a PhD in population genetics or genomics, plus experience of handling genome-scale datasets and the major bioinformatics software packages for genomes.

    The position is fixed term for a period to 31 March 2014, available immediately. Job specifications can be found at

    Salary: £29,972 – £35,788 per annum, (Grade 6).

    Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Mike Bruford, [email protected]