Phd Candidate (m/f/d) in Single Cell Bioinformatics

in Machine learning methods for the analysis of single cell transcriptomics and epigenomics data.

Activities and responsibilities

Candidates will perform research on methods for analysis of single cell epigenomics (scATAC-Seq) and transcriptomics (scRNA-Seq). Computational problems include integration of temporal measurements during the onset of diseases.  These projects will include collaborative work with medical specialists from the RWTH Aachen University interested in understanding fibrosis and its impact on cancer.

Qualification profile

Applicants should hold a Master of Science in Bioinformatics or Computer Science. Experience in the analysis of biological sequences, regulatory genomics and/or machine learning is required. The candidate should have solid programming skills (C, Python and/or R) and acquaintance with Unix/Linux. Experience with high performance computing is a plus. The working language of the group is English.

Send application to

Interested candidates should send a brief statement, of research interests, CV and the names of three references (code-no: GB-P-14176 by 15th January 2019) to The 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

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