Assistant/Associate Professor in Bacterial Evolution

The Laboratory of Applied Evolutionary Biology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor level position in bacterial evolution. Level of appointment will depend on qualifications. The position can be taken up immediately. The Laboratory of Applied Evolutionary Biology (LAEB) is a recent initiative within the Department of Medical Microbiology of the AMC that focuses on using computational tools and approaches from evolutionary biology to synthesize the increasing wealth of pathogen data collected at AMC as well as nationally and internationally.

The candidate

  • You are an ambitious researcher with a strong background in bacterial evolution relevant to host-pathogen interaction and/or antimicrobial resistance with an emphasis on computational research.
  • You have a PhD in evolutionary biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, biophysics, or a related field.
  • You have a track record of publishing in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and of attracting independent research funding.
  • You will be expected to develop a cutting-edge research program and to collaborate with colleagues at the LAEB, as well as other researchers at the Department of Medical Microbiology, at the AMC, and beyond.

For more information contact Colin Russell (Professor & Head of Laboratory of Applied Evolutionary Biology), via 020-5664852 / or Menno de Jong (Professor & Head of Department of Medical Microbiology), via 020-5664852 /

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