Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Immunology

Position ID:Institut Pasteur du Cambodge-Immunology-BCB [#24200, IMM001]
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh 120210, Cambodia
Subject Areas: Computational Biology
Bioinformatics / Biology, Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2023/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/01/23, listed until 2023/02/28)
Position Description:    

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The Immunology Unit of Institut Pasteur du Cambodge seeks a motivated bioinformatician to strengthen the Institute’s capacity in bioinformatics. An NIH-funded position will be created to study immune responses to parasite and viral infections. The appointee will become part of a team of 10-12 researchers and will participate in international multi-partner research projects. Additionally, the appointee will have the opportunity to collaborate with IPC’s bioinformatics team in a supportive and exciting work environment. 

The candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, or computer science OR a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in bioinformatics or computational biology. 

Key responsibilities: 
• Single-cell RNA-Seq data analysis 
• Whole genome sequence data analysis (Optional)
• T lymphocyte and B lymphocyte immune repertoire analysis 
• Management and dissemination of datasets 
• Training young Cambodian scientists in bioinformatics 

Desirable skills: 
• Demonstrable experience in the organization and analysis of genome sequence data in a UNIX software environment. 
• Demonstrated expertise in single cell RNA sequencing analysis 
• Experience in writing code to solve biological problems 
• R/Bioconductor proficiency is required 
• Programming experience in C/C++, Python, Java or PERL is a significant plus 
• Expertise in human immunology is an asset 
• A desire to learn and implement new techniques is essential 
• Excellent communication and scientific writing skills 
• Flexible, able to work in a multicultural environment 
• Inspired to advance research in low-middle income countries 

What we offer: 
• Salary will depend on the expertise of the candidate and includes an expatriate package (health insurance, installation bonus, flight tickets, fringe benefits)
• Full time funded position for minimum 2 years (start date: as soon as possible, before June 1e, 2023) 
• The Cantaert lab is located at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge in Phnom Penh, and offers up-to-date infrastructures (FACSAria Fusion, single cell analysis platform, sequencing platform, BSL3 laboratory) 
• The lab is part of the Institut Pasteur International Network and Centers of Research on Emerging Infectious Diseases Network (NIH) 

Publications from the lab related to the topic: Bournazos et al, Science 2021; Simon-Loriere, Duong et al, Scie Transl Med 2017; Upasani et al, Frontiers Immunol 2020 and 2021; Aguilar-Briseno, Nat Comm 2020. More information can be found on and ;

Please send your application via email with your CV including contact details of two references and a brief description of your career goals to Tineke Cantaert ( before February 15th, 2023.

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Contact: Tineke Cantaert
Email: email
Postal Mail:
No. 5, Monivong Blvd, P.O. Box 983
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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