PhD position is available for immediate start at Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Department of Systems Biology in collaboration with the Sino-Danish Breast Cancer research group.
The Center for Biological Sequence Analysis conducts basic research in the field of bioinformatics and systems biology and employs a staff of +100 with a highly multi-disciplinary profile (molecular biologists, biochemists, medical doctors, physicists, computer scientists, and technical staff). The center represents one of the largest bioinformatics and systems biology groups in academia in Europe.
The successful candidate will be based at the Technical University of Denmark and will collaborate closely with Danish breast cancer clinical groups. The project will be interdisciplinary involving data integration from sequencing, microarrays, SNPs, literature mining, protein-protein interactions and text mining on clinical patient records.
Candidates applying for a PhD scholarship should have a master’s degree in bioinformatics, biology, biochemistry, engineering, computer science, or a similar degree.
The applicant should have a good biological background and computing skills with unix command line, perl/python and R are preferred. Prior experience with oncology or drug disposition is highly desirable. The applicant must be a good communicator and fluent in written as well as spoken English.
Approval and Enrolment
The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide.
Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years.
Further information may be obtained from Associate Professor Ramneek Gupta, tel.: +45 45 25 24 22.
You can read more about DTU Systems Biology on www.bio.dtu.dk/English.aspx
Applications must be submitted online and in English by 30 July 2010. To apply please open the link “apply for this job online” and fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
A cover letter (max 1 page)
Curriculum vitae of the applicant including a list of publications and reference contacts
Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
Please do not include reprints of already published papers in your application.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.