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The research group of associate professor Dario Greco at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Tehcnology at the Tampere University (Finland) focuses in advancing the fields of systems toxicology and predictive pharmacology using big data modelling and machine learning algorithms. We have a unique combination of expertise that spans systems biology, toxicology, cheminformatics and bioinformatics. Our vision is to push the state-of-the-art in predictive toxicology and pharmacology and subsequently address some of the major challenges arising in chemical safety assessment and drug development. We are seeking for highly motivated postdoctoral researcher and PhD student with a strong background in data mining, data modelling, biostatistics and machine learning.
The main tasks will include: integrating, analyzing and modelling large and diverse datasets comprising molecular descriptors and mechanism of action (OMICS data) of chemicals and nanomaterials; analyzing and modelling large OMICs data sets of molecular epidemiology; collaborating with other researchers in Finland and abroad.
The ideal candidates hold a M.Sc./Ph.D. in relevant disciplines with a strong publication record. Moreover she/he is an expert in at least one of the following: OMICS data analysis and integration, QSAR, read-across, statistical modelling, network inference.
The position will be filled for a fixed-term period of two year with a possibility for extension. The planned starting date is 1st of August 2019 or as mutually agreed. A trial period of six months applies to all our new employees.
The salary will be based on both the job requirements and the employee's personal performance in accordance with the Finnish University Salary System. The position of a Doctoral Researcher in placed on the job demand levels 2-4 and Postdoctoral Research Fellow is placed on the job demands levels 5-6 (teaching and research staff). In addition to the basic salary, supplementary salary will be paid according to the personal performance.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, such as occupational health care, flexible working hours, excellent sports facilities on campus and several restaurants and cafés on campus with staff discounts.
HOW TO APPLY
The closing date for applications is 27.6.2019 (23:59 EEST (GMT+3)). Applications and all accompanying documentation must be in English.
The following documents should accompany your application in pdf-file:
For more information, please contact:
Associate Professor Dario Greco, dario.greco(at)tuni.fi, +358503182106
GrecoLab is currently involved in the large collaborative projects:
EU H2020 NanoSolveIT (http://www.nanosolveit.eu)
EU H2020 NanoinformaTIX
EU IMI2 BIOMAP
EU FP7 NANOSOLUTIONS (http://www.nanosolutionsfp7.com)
EU H2020 LIFEPATH (https://www.lifepathproject.eu)
EU H2020 CALIBRATE (http://www.nanocalibrate.eu)
|Title||Doctoral Researcher / Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Computational Biology)|
|Job location||Kalevantie 4, 33100 Tampere|
|Published||June 12, 2019|
|Application deadline||June 27, 2019|
|Job types||Postdoc,   PhD  |
|Fields||Biostatistics,   Bioinformatics,   Molecular Biology,   Epidemiology,   Data Mining,   Computational Biology,   Machine Learning  |