The Institute of Computational Genomics (www.costalab.org) of the Joint Research Center for Computational Biomedicine, RWTH is seeking a
Phd Candidate (m/f) in Single Cell Computational Epigenomics
in one of the following topics: “Machine learning methods for the analysis of single cell epigenomics data” or “Sequence analysis algorithms for detection of interactions of long non-coding RNAs with DNA”. Candidates will perform research on methods for analysis of single cell epigenomics and transcriptomics scATAC-Seq, scRNA-Seq and scBS-seq. These projects will be performed in collaboration with stem cell and medical specialists from the RWTH Aachen University.
Applicants should hold a M.Sc. in Bioinformatics or Computer Science. Experience in the analysis of biological sequences, regulatory genomics and/or machine learning is required. The candidate should have solid programming skills (C, Python and/or R) and acquaintance with Unix/Linux. Experience with high performance computing is a plus. The working language of the group is English.
The position is a part-time position ( 25,03 h/w)and is project-related offered on a temporary contract for 2 years is to be filled as soon as possible. The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree. The salary corresponds to level 13 TV-L.
Interested candidates should send a brief statement, of research interests, CV and the names of three references (code-no: GB-P-5844 by January, 31th, 2019) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.