Phd Student (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Poland

Poland

October 13, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: International Centre for Translational Eye Research / Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Research Field: Mathematics › Computational mathematics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 13/10/2021 21:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Poland › Warszawa
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 15/11/2021
  • The International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) is a multi- investigator center for eye research related to imaging and biochemical 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 https:// www. icter.pl.

    The group is led by Dr Marcin Tabaka (PI) and initially will comprise the following staff: 2 postdocs, 2 PhD students and a lab manager. The group will leverage high-throughput single-cell RNA and ATAC sequencing to address fundamental questions in eye research (https: // scg-lab.com).

    The Institute is seeking a candidate with a M.Sc. degree interested in developing new analytical and scalable computational tools for analysis of high-throughput single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics data. The candidate should have a strong background in math and computer sciences. No medical, genomics, or bioinformatics 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
  • Develop and implement novel machine learning algorithms for analysis of high-dimensional single-cell genomics data
  • Collaborate with bioinformaticians and experimentalists
  • Supervision over students
  • Design and lead independent projects
  • Prepare and write scientific papers
  • Active participation in conferences and grant applications
  • Key evaluation criteria:

  • Familiarity with statistics, machine and/or deep learning
  • Knowledge of at least one modern programming language
  • Experience with Python and/or R
  • Familiarity with Unix command-line tools
  • Competences of the candidate with respect to specific tasks in a research project
  • Previous educational/scientific achievements
  • Awards and distinctions
  • Required documents:

  • CV (including list of projects)
  • Cover letter
  • Copy of MSc diploma or equivalent
  • Opinion about the candidate (1 reference)
  • Benefits

    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 (~1,500 EUR) gross/month (4,700 net/month)

    Access to well-staffed core facilities

    Eligibility criteria

    M.Sc. degree in Math, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science or related quantitative discipline

    Completeness of documents:

  • CV (including list of projects)
  • Cover letter
  • Copy of MSc diploma or equivalent
  • Opinion about the candidate (1 reference)
  • Selection process

    Application deadline: 13 October 2021

    Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview.

    Competition results shall be announced no earlier than 30 October 2021.

    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.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // icter.pl

    https: // scg-lab.com

    Required Research Experiences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
  • Mathematics › Mathematical analysis

  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • 1 - 4

  • RESEARCH FIELD
  • Computer science › Programming

  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • 1 - 4

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Mathematics: Master Degree or equivalent

    Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent

    Physics: Master Degree or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    M.Sc. degree in Math, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science or related quantitative discipline

    Background in statistics, machine and/or deep learning

    Knowledge of at least one modern programming language.

    Experience with python and/or R is a plus

    Familiarity with Unix command-line tools

    Excellent communication and organizational skills

    Ability to work independently and interact effectively in an interdisciplinary team

    Proficiency in English, both spoken and written

    Good communication skills

    Involvement in student and professional organizations, participation in conferences is a plus.

    Specific Requirements

    Background in statistics, machine and/or deep learning

    Knowledge of at least one modern programming language.

    Experience with python and/or R is a plus

    Familiarity with Unix command-line tools

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: International Centre for Translational Eye Research / Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Department: Computational Genomics Group
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https: // www. icter.pl
  • E-Mail: icterjobs@ichf.edu.pl icterjobs@ichf.edu.pl mtabaka@ichf.edu.pl
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • State/Province: mazowieckie
  • Postal Code: 01-230
  • Street: Skierniewicka 10A
  • Mobile Phone: 48 609 877 462
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