PhD positions as part of ITN Marie Curie Training Network


As part of the just launched Interdisciplinary Training Network SymBioSys there will be Two MARIE-CURIE Early Stage Researcher positions at the Joint Research Center for Computational Biomedicine, RWTH Aachen University Hospital under the supervision of Prof. Julio Saez-Rodriguez.
 
These Early Stage Reseachers (ESRs) will be hired for 36 months each and will be expected to pursue a PhD. Salary will be excellent according to EU regulations (Marie Curie ITN Early Stage Researcher conditions). The ESRs will be involved in a Marie-Curie network with excellent opportunities for scientific and personal development, including funding for short stays at top-class research groups and regular training events and meetings across Europe.
 
Candidates should a strong background in mathematical modeling and/or scientific computing. Previous experience in applications to biology will be appreciated. Candidates with a background in engineering, bioinformatics, applied mathematics or physics are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should (i have) less than 4 years of experience, (ii) should not have a PhD, (iii) any nationality, but must not have resided or carried out their main activity in the country of the host institution (Germany) for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to their recruitment.
One fellow (ESR3) will work on hybrid networks combining signaling, regulatory, and metabolic networks.
 
The other fellow (ESR5) will work on the identification of both structure and parameters of large signalling models.
 
There will be a dozen of ESR positions available in the partner institutions as well.
 
Apply by 28 October: send your CV, cover letter (stating why you are interested in this position), and names of 2-3 references to jobs@combine.rwth-aachen.de with the word SymBioSys in the email subject.
 
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by early November 2015 and possibly invited to the recruitment fair organised by SymBioSys consortium on 19 November 2015 in London, hosted by Imperial College London.

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