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PhD Position in Bioinformatics in SPST, TJU

Position: PhD Studentship

Research Area: Bioinformatics

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Investigator: Goh, Wilson Wen Bin; Zhang, Guanglan

Date Posted: 16 Jan 2016

Description: The School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (SPST) at Tianjin University (TU), is seeking PhD applicants to contribute to its bioinformatics initiatives as part of an ongoing research platform between Prof Wilson Goh (Tianjin University) and Prof Guanglan Zhang (Boston University/Harvard Medical School).

We are seeking applicants with interest in 1/ analysis of large and highly heterogeneous clinical datasets, 2/ interest in data management issues in healthcare informatics and 3/ immuno-informatics. For details on our research, please refer tohttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wilson_Gohandhttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Guanglan_Zhang.

Application: Please send your CV, an outline of your research interests, and names, phone numbers and email addresses of two referees to Dr. Wilson Goh (WILSON.GOH@TJU.EDU.CN) and Dr. Guanglan Zhang (GUANGLAN@BU.EDU).

Requirements: The candidate should have a background in any quantitative discipline (e.g. Computing, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Physics, Mathematics), an excellent command of spoken/written English and/or be highly independent and goal-driven. He/she should also have:

Good knowledge of statistics and mathematics

Skilled in database management

Proficiency in any one (or more) of the following scripting languages (PERL, Python, R, UNIX, Matlab, Java, C++)

Basic knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology, network biology and mass spectrometry

Candidates with additional experience in gene expression analysis (microarray, NGS) will be considered more favorably.