PhD Position in Bioinformatics

Syddansk Universitet (SDU)

Ph.d. project

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Science together with the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark and the Odense University Hospital invite candidates to apply for a three year funded PhD position in the Computational Biology group headed by Jan Baumbach, available from 1 September 2017. Application deadline: 7 July 2017.

The group develops computational methods for efficient analysis and evaluation of large-scale biomedical data sets.

We seek a candidate with a strong background in algorithmic bioinformatics in complex molecular biological data. The candidate will work on non-invasive profiling of MCC/IMS data gathered over time from human/animal exhaled air and from biogas or off-gas from bioreactors.

The successful candidate will have:

1. A Master's level degree in bioinformatics or computational biology
2. Expertise in designing methods for the analysis of large OMICS data sets
3. Very good programming skills.

The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Faculty of Science and supervised by Jan Baumbach.

For more information about the details of the project, please contact Dr Jan Baumbach, .

Application, salary etc.
Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement of 10 November 2015 on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:
• A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references)
• A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form")
• Detailed CV, including personal contact information
• Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes/grades
• Relevant publications- please attach one pdf-file for each publication, a possible co-author statement must be a part of this pdf-file
• At least two signed reference letters. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link below. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.


07 juli 2017 (Application deadline: 07 july 2017)

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Application deadline 07 July 2017

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