Post-doc Positions in Centro Nacional de Supercomputación, Spain
Designation/Position- Post-doc Positions
Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación, Spain invites application for Post-doc positions from eligible and interested candidates
About- BSC-CNS (Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación) is the National Supercomputing Facility in Spain and manages MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe. The mission of BSC-CNS is to develop, investigate and manage information technology in order to facilitate scientific progress. With this aim, special dedication has been taken to areas such as Computer Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth Sciences and Computational Applications in Science and Engineering. Post-doc Positions
Research/Job Area- Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Bioinformatics, or a related field
Project Title- Integrative Computational Network Biology
Location- Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación, Spain
o PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Bioinformatics, or a related field.
Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience:
o Good publication record for the career stage.
o Fluency in spoken and written English.
To be successful in this role the candidate should have:
Good technical skills including at least several of the following: bioinformatics, network biology, network medicine, network analytics, medical informatics, algorithms, statistics, machine learning, programming in C, C++, a scripting language and Matlab, using a parallel computing environment, scientific computing, data analysis,
graph, network and complexity theory
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to work in a professional environment within a multidisciplinary and international team
Critical and creative thinking skills
Ability to interact and build strong relations with a diverse members/stakeholder/staff base
Ability to work independently and in a team
Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set deadlines and pressure
Professor Nataša Pržulj is looking for several post-docs to work on analyzing large-scale molecular and patient data to aid personalizing treatment. The successful candidates will work on the prestigious ERC Consolidator grant of Prof. Pržulj titled “Integrated Connectedness for a New Representation of Biology”.
The successful candidate will address multiple topics: developing and applying sophisticated models and algorithms carefully tuned to extract relevant biological and medical knowledge from systems-level real-world molecular and medical data, including whole genome sequences, epigenetic data, protein-protein interaction networks, signaling networks, metabolic networks, transcriptional regulation networks, gene and disease ontologies, drug similarity networks, drug-target interactions, drug-drug interactions, patient records, lifestyle data, electronic health records etc.; the aim is to mine these inter-linked heterogeneous networked data for new biological and medical insight that would lead to improving diagnostics, discovering new biomarkers, improving patient stratification and treatment, personalizing treatment and facilitating rational drug development.
The successful candidate will join a dynamic research group of Prof. Przulj within BSC. He or she will work in a highly sophisticated HPC environment, will have access to systems and computational infrastructures, and will establish collaborations with experts in different areas.
Conduct high-quality research.
Publish in high impact journals and conferences.
Present research at national and international conferences and meetings.
Collaborate with various research groups across Europe, USA, Canada and elsewhere.
Help supervise PhD and MSc students.
Participate in grant writing and organizational activities.
Participate in educational and outreach activities.
How to Apply- Please send the following documents to [email protected]:
1. A full CV including contact details and publication list.
2. Academic transcripts from Undergraduate, MSc and PhD.
3. Three letters of recommendation. The references should email their letters directly to [email protected]
4. A statement of motivation and research interests.
Last Date for Apply– Open Position