[FM-India] PhD position in biological network analysis

Madhavan Mukund madhavan at cmi.ac.in
Tue Mar 22 06:56:13 IST 2016

 Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:43:38 +0100
 From: Jun PANG <pangjun at gmail.com>
 Subject: PhD position in biological network analysis
 The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire an outstanding PhD
 candidate at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability
 and Trust (SnT).
 PhD candidate in biological network analysis (M/F)
 Ref: R-STR-5019-00-B
 Fixed term employment
 (14 months fixed-term contract, renewable up to 36 months), full-time
 (40 hours/week)
 Number of positions: 1
 ** Apply online: http://emea3.mrted.ly/zq11 **
 SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and
 trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems
 and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or
 international partners. SnT is active in several international
 research projects funded by the Horizon2020 programme and the European
 Space Agency. For further information you may check:
 The successful candidate will participate in the activities of the
 Security and Trust of Software Systems research group at the Computer
 Science and Communications research unit and the Systems Biology group
 at the Life Science research
 Your Role
 The selected candidate will join the research project SEC-PBN
 (Scalable External Control of Probabilistic Boolean Networks), funded
 by the University of Luxembourg. SEC-PBN will concentrate on external
 control of gene regulatory networks, modelled as probabilistic Boolean
 networks (PBNs). The focus of the PhD position is to design, implement
 and test computationally efficient external-control methods for PBNs,
 together with the other SEC-PBN project members.
 The candidate’s main task will consist in contributing to the research
 project SEC-PBN and preparing a doctoral dissertation.
 The candidate will also contribute to teaching and co-supervising
 master/bachelor students.
 For inquiries please contact: Dr. Jun Pang, Prof. Dr. Thomas Sauter,
 Dr. Andrzej Mizera (firstname.lastname at uni.lu).
 Your Profile
 A master’s degree in computer science, computational systems biology,
 engineering or related field
 Strong programming skills (Java, C++)
 Knowledge in optimisation
 Interest in interdisciplinary research, knowledge in biology would be
 an advantage
 Commitment, team working, self-motivated and a critical mind
 Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
 We offer
 The Ph.D. study program is 3 years, starting with a fixed term
 employment contract of 14 months extendable up to 36 months, on full
 time basis (40hrs/week). The University offers highly competitive
 salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an
 exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to
 participate in the development of a dynamic and growing centre.
 Further Information
 Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:
 Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, work experience, publications)
 Cover letter indicating the research area of interest and your motivation
 Transcript of all courses and results from the university-level courses taken
 A short description of your Master’s work (max 1 page)
 Contact information for 2 referees
 Further information
 Deadline for applications: May 15th, 2016.

** Apply online: http://emea3.mrted.ly/zq11 **

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