We are looking for one or more researchers (graduate and/or postdoctoral)
within the frame of a multidisciplinary project involving several European
Institutions coordinated by the European Society for Paediatric Oncology
(https: // siope.eu). This ambitious project, entitled “UNICA4EU: Towards an
UNIque approach for artificial intelligence data-driven solutions to fight
Childhood cAncer FOR EUrope, aims wants to pave the foundation of an ecosystem
that will facilitate the upscaling and wide-scale application of Artificial
Intelligence to Paediatric Cancer in the next ten years, positioning Europe as
the worldwide benchmark in the field. The project is funded by the European
Commission under the Horizon Europe program.
The candidate will work within the Data and Computational Biology Lab of the
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
(https:// dcb.disco.unimib.it), in tight collaboration with computer
scientists, computational biologists, and oncologists. Her/his tasks will be
to analyse tools and policies for the AI-based integration of multi-omics data
collected from several Europe wide experiments and clinical trials.
The ideal candidate will have:
Advanced degree in computer science, data-science, machine learning,
bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field.
Strong expertise in programming, bioinformatics, and AI/ML data analysis.
Interest in translational research and biomedical sciences.
Ability in independent research and proven aptitude in interaction with
interdisciplinary scientific teams
Excellent fluency in English and efficiency in technical/scientific
Experience with multi-omics data handling pipelines; familiarity with the
application of statistical methods, AI/ML techniques for imaging and/or
sequencing analysis is a plus. Candidates with such background will be given
The positions are funded by the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca under
the UNICA4EU Horizon Europe grant. The positions are for 12 months with very
competitive salaries for Italian standards up to 40-45 KEur.
The current call is informal; information about the full selection procedure
will follow ASAP pending University regulations. To be given preliminary
consideration please send:
a curriculum vitae (with a list of publications)
a statement of research
a list of two or more references
to email@example.com with the keyword UNICA4EU-application in the
subject. Use the same address for all inquiries.
Master Level degree in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics,
Computational Biology, or other STEM disciplines.
Organisation/Company: Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Department: Department of Informatics, Systems and Communications -
Data and Computational Biology Laboratory