Fully funded postdoctoral and PhD positions in Machine Learning and Computational Biology

Fully funded postdoctoral and PhD positions in Machine Learning and Computational Biology

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Fri, 21/05/2010 - 00:00

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position and a PhD position
at the Department of Computer Science of Royal Holloway, University of

The successful candidates will work with Alberto Paccanaro on developing
novel approaches to protein function prediction. Candidates should have
a PhD degree (for the postdoctoral position) or an MSc degree or
equivalent (for the PhD position) in a relevant quantitative field (e.g.
Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering), excellent programming
skills, and a keen interest in computational biology.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with
members of the interdisciplinary Centre for Systems and Synthetic
Biology (Computer Science and Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway),
including: Laci Bogre, Alessandra Devoto, Peter Bramley, Paul Fraser,
Enrique Lopez and Paul Devlin. The posts are therefore ideal for people
with a computer science or maths background who are looking to move into
computational biology.

The postdoctoral position is for 18 months, the PhD position is for the
whole duration of the program (3 years). Both positions are full-time,
starting in summer 2010.

The starting salary for the postdoctoral post is up to 31,117 GBP per
annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Please note that the funding for the PhD position is available to EU
nationals only.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Alberto Paccanaro
email: alberto(at)cs.rhul.ac.uk
tel: +44-1784-414239
homepage: http://www.cs.rhul.ac.uk/home/alberto/
lab page: http://www.paccanarolab.org/

Applicants for the postdoctoral position: details and an application
form are available at http://www.rhul.ac.uk/personnel/Ads/X0510-5664.html

Applicants for the PhD position: please email your CV to Alberto Paccanaro

*** The closing date for the receipt of applications for both posts is
June 15, 2010. ***

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.