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applicants for PhD candidate or postdoctoral position in computational biology

The Computational Biology Group of Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF) Aachen, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, invites

applicants for PhD candidate or postdoctoral position in computational biology in one of the following topics:
  • Statistical machine learning methods for the analysis of medical epigenomics data
  • Sequence analysis algorithms for detection of RNA-DNA interactions

Applicants should hold a M.Sc. or PhD in Computer Science or related areas. Experience in the analysis of biological sequences, gene expression and gene regulation is desirable. The candidate should have solid programming skills (C, Python and/or R) and acquaintance with Linux. Experience with high performance computing is a plus. The working language of the group is English.

The expected starting date is October 2014.  We offer a full-time position (38,5h/w), initially limited for one year with the option for extension. The opportunitiy to receive a PhD is given. The salary is based on the German public service salary scale (TV-L).
Interested candidates should send a CV, statement of research interests and the names of three references until August 31st 2014  to ivan.costa@rwth-aachen.de

The Computational Biology Group is supported by the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research Aachen (IZKF) and hosted by the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Cell Biology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital and the Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, RWTH Aachen.

RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

Contact detail

How to apply:
Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, IZKF Aachen, H. Ivan Costa, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, E-Mail: ivan.costa@rwth-aachen.de.
Send application to
Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, IZKF Aachen, H. Ivan Coosta,Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, E-Mail: ivan.costa@rwth-aachen.de.


Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
52074 Aachen
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences