ELBE postdoctoral fellowships in the fields of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Organization
Center for Systems Biology Dresden
Job Location
Pfotenhauerstraße 108
01307 Dresden
Germany
Salary
Unspecified
Job Description

ELBE postdoctoral fellows

The Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD) calls for applications for ELBE postdoctoral fellowships in the fields of

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

The ELBE postdoctoral fellows program fosters cross-disciplinary projects and provides an ideal springboard to an independent research career.

What we provide

The CSBD provides 1-3 year fully funded positions in an international and cross-disciplinary research environment. ELBE postdoctoral fellows benefit from close collaborations with scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG), the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPI-PKS), and the Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden). They have full access to state-of-the-art research facilities and infrastructure on the campus. ELBE postdoctoral fellows have the freedom to develop their own research questions.

What we seek

We seek outstanding young researchers with a doctoral degree in computer science, (applied) mathematics, or bioinformatics and a strong commitment to work in a multi-disciplinary environment on Biological Sequence Analysis, Bioimage Informatics, Computer Simulation of biological systems, Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics, High-Performance Computing, or Network Biology. ELBE postdoctoral fellows are expected to collaborate with more than one research group to bridge between disciplines.

How to apply

For details about the application procedure, please visit our website http://www.csbdresden.de/join-us/as-a-postdoc/  Selection of ELBE Fellows is highly competitive with two application cycles per year. Short-listed candidates are invited to on-site interviews with travel costs covered by the CSBD. Deadline for applications is March 4, 2018.

The Max Planck Society is an equal opportunity employer: handicapped individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. The Center for Systems Biology, the MPI-CBG and the MPI-PKS aim to increase the number of women in scientific positions. Female candidates are therefore particularly welcome.

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