The International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) is a multi-investigator center for eye research related to imaging, biochemical and genomics techniques to support advances in understanding the etiology and treatment of human blinding diseases. Further information on the research priorities and current expertise of our Center can be found at http://www.icter.pl.
The group is led by Dr Marcin Tabaka (PI) and leverages high-throughput single-cell RNA and ATAC sequencing to address fundamental questions in biomedical research (https://tabaka-lab.org).
We have an open position for a PhD student 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.
Key responsibilities include:
- Participation in research projects and attendance at team meetings to share results
- Design and execute data analysis strategies of high-throughput single-cell genomics data
- Develop and deploy new methods for high-dimensional data analysis and visualization
- Collaborate with bioinformaticians and experimentalists
- Design and lead independent projects
- Prepare and write scientific papers
- Active participation in conferences and grant applications
- Supervision over students
More information: PhD student | EURAXESS (europa.eu)
Full-time employment contract (till 31 Dec, 2023)
Opportunity to work in an innovative scientific environment
International cooperation with experienced researchers
International training at world-leading research institutes
Competitive salary: 6,600 PLN gross/month (4,700 net/month)
Access to well-staffed core facilities
M.Sc. degree in Math, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science or related quantitative discipline
Completeness of the documents:
- CV (including list of projects)
- Cover letter
- Copy of MSc diploma or equivalent
- Opinion about the candidate (1 reference)
Application deadline: 04 May 2022
Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly specify in the application topic: Recruitment no. MCBO 56/2022.
Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview.
Competition results shall be announced no earlier than 31 May 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.
- REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELComputer science: Master Degree or equivalentMathematics: Master Degree or equivalentBiological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
Background in statistics, machine and/or deep learning
Knowledge of at least one modern programming language
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and interact effectively in an interdisciplinary team
Proficiency in English, both spoken and written
Experience with python and/or R
Familiarity with Unix command-line tools
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