PhD Position in in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, Norway

University of Oslo is now offering a PhD Position for students who are interested in doing research in the field of bioinformatics. Local and overseas students with relevant experiences are welcome to apply. The selected fellows will be granted up to NOK 430 500 โ€“ 483 700 per year. To apply, the application package must be submitted due to 18 April 2016.

Program DescriptionA 3-year PhD position funded by the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) is available in Anthony Mathelier Group (Computational Biology & Gene Regulation). The group is part of NCMM – the Norwegian node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for molecular medicine – and develops computational methods and tools to analyze the regulation of gene expression and the mechanisms by which it can be disrupted in human diseases such as cancer.

Award Value
The PhD candidate position will be placed as SKO 1017 (position code) with salary depending on qualifications within step 50-57 (NOK 430 500 โ€“ 483 700 per year).

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Research in the field of bioinformatics.

Place of Study
At the University of Oslo, Norway.

Eligibility and Criteria
We seek an individual highly motivated by the development of computational models and tools dedicated to the analysis of high throughput sequencing data.We are looking for applicants excited about combining life sciences and computation to analyze gene expression regulation.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction

Application Instruction
Applicants should include a cover letter outlining motivations with a brief statement about career goals and specification of publications & conference contributions, copies of certificates and contact information of three referees.

Submission Deadline
18 April, 2016

Website and Application Link