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1 Postdoctoral position to work on the origin of insect wings


The specific aims of the ERC-funded mayFLYeye project are studying the origin and evolution of the regulatory networks responsible for the appearance of wings in insects.



The postdoctoral researcher should have completed a PhD in the field of Biology, Computational Biology or related areas, ability to work independently and as part of a team and proficiency in English (oral and written). The position will combine molecular biology and bioinformatics. Previous experience in transcriptomics, epigenetics or single cell approaches, programming skills in languages commonly used in bioinformatics (Python or R, etc), creativity and high motivation are highly encouraged.


Job description

We are offering 1 year initially with possibility of 2-3 years of extension. Remuneration is based on professional experience (29000€ - 34000€ gross/year). The expected starting date is from June 2024.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a single pdf file with a motivation letter, a short description of current and past research projects and their CV to Recommendation letters are not crucial at this stage.



March 31st, 2024. Applicants who are short-listed for the positions will be contacted personally. For more information, contact

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Besides our project-funded open positions we are always looking to incorporate new enthusiastic members to the team, so if you are interested in our research, contact us and we can discuss funding opportunities and national and international fellowship schemes.

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