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Postdoctoral Position in Computational Systems Biomedicine (m/f/d)

JobID: P0025V260

The position is initially limited to two years. The salary is based on the fee group in TV-L.

One Postdoctoral position is open in the group of Julio Saez-Rodriguez in Institute for Computational Biomedicine. The position is in the context of a recently granted European project that aims at the refactoring of system biology simulation tools for High Performance Computing (HPC) and exascale architectures. Our research spans the areas of systems pharmacology and functional genomics, with a focus on signaling and regulatory networks, and applications to cancer, autoimmune disease, and fibrosis. For more information visit www.saezlab.org.

Your Responsibilities

Candidates interested in using mathematical modeling to analyze big data to advance personalized medicine are encouraged to apply. In this project you will contribute to the development of simulation tools, optimization and machine learning to translate omics data to medical relevant questions. You will work in collaboration with international experts in different areas to build multi-scale models with an unprecedented scope.

Your Profile

You are expected to hold a degree in statistics, mathematics, physics, engineering or computer science, or a degree in biological science with substantial experience in computational and statistical work.

The ideal applicant should have demonstrated the ability to work independently and creatively. (S)he should have excellent communications skills and be able to articulate clearly the scientific and technical needs, set clear goals and work within an interdisciplinary setting, communicating with other partners.

In addition to the ability to work independently and the willingness to quickly familiarize yourself with new and challenging topics, we attach great importance to teamwork.

We offer
  • Target-oriented individual further education and training opportunities
  • Targeted training on the job
  • Ticket for public transport
  • Possibility of child care (crèche and kindergarten) as well as subsidy for holiday care for school children
  • Active health promotion
  • Company pension scheme
  • Access to the university library and other university facilities (e.g. university sports)
Contact & Application

Candidates should email their CV (including names of three references) and a letter of interest to jobs.saez@bioquant.uni-heidelberg.de. The letter of interest has to be tailored to our group, mentioning projects or articles of our group that you find interesting, and explaining how you would fit here and in the topic mentioned above. Please also provide a pointer to a code repository if possible.

There is no strict deadline, but priority will be given to applications by september 1st. Starting date is aimed for October 2020, or soon thereafter.

Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
Institute for Computational Biomedicine 
Prof. Dr. Julio Saez-Rodriguez
69120 Heidelberg

Published: 16.07.2020

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