21.06.2022

Research Assistant in Bioinformatics (vacancy filled)

We have an open position for a Research Assistant in machine learning/bioinformatics with a focus on the analysis of high-throughput single-cell transcriptomics/epigenomics data and developing new analytical and scalable computational tools thereof. The candidate should have a background in math and computer sciences. No medical or genomics background is required, just inclination to acquire such knowledge is a must.

Benefits

1. Part- or full-time employment contract

2. Opportunity to extend to Ph.D. status after defending M.Sc. thesis

3. Opportunity to work in an innovative scientific environment

4. International cooperation with experienced researchers

5. International training at world-leading research institutes

6. Competitive salary (6600 PLN gross/ full time)

Eligibility criteria

Required documents:

1. CV (including list of projects)

2. Cover letter

3. Document confirming a student status or BSc /MSc diploma

Evaluation criteria:

1. Familiarity with statistics and machine learning

2. Fluency in Python or R

3. Familiarity with Unix command-line tools

4. Competences of the candidate with respect to specific tasks in a research project

5. Awards and distinctions

Selection process

Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview. Competition results shall be announced no earlier than 12.08.2022.

The International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS) is committed to employment equality (esp. European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers) and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates fulfilling the requirements specified in this announcement.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELComputer science: Bachelor Degree or equivalentBiological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

1. B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related quantitative discipline or student status

2. Background in statistics and machine learning

3. Fluency in Python or R

4. Familiarity with Unix command-line tools

5. Excellent communication and organizational skillsAbility to interact effectively in an interdisciplinary team

6.Proficiency in English, both spoken and written

7. Good communication skills

Please submit the required documents to: icter_jobs@ichf.edu.pl
Kindly specify in the application topic: Recruitment no. MCBO 59/2022
Application deadline: July 12, 2022
Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview. Competition results shall be announced no earlier than 12.08.2022.
The International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS) is committed to employment equality (esp. European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers) and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates fulfilling the requirements specified in this announcement.
For more details about the position please visit (website/webpage address): www.icter.pl, https://www.tabaka-lab.org or contact Marcin Tabaka (mtabaka@ichf.edu.pl)

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