Bioinformatics staff positions

The lab is currently looking to hire highly skilled bioinformaticians with a background in next-generation sequencing analysis and data management, genome assembly and relational database design (See job posting). Interested candidates can send their CV and references to Dr. Harm van Bakel (


Postdoctoral positions

The van Bakel lab is currently looking for postdocs with a strong background in de novo sequence assembly for studies involving genome and transcriptome sequencing with hybrid Illumina short-read and PacBio long-read next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies, genome wide identification of SNPs and e-QTLs, as well as assembly and functional analysis of meta-genomes and meta-transcriptomes. See our ad on Nature Jobs for more details.

Interested candidates can email their CV and the names of three references to Dr. Harm van Bakel (


Graduate student positions

One graduate student position is available in the Bakel lab this year. Students interested in a rotation should contact Dr. Harm van Bakel directly (