International PhD Position in Computational Biology Using Machine Learning to Understand the Immune System

  •  PhD
  •  30-May-2024
  •   Netherlands
  • $$  Employment contract with a gross monthly salary ranging from €2,770 to €3,539

Radboud University is seeking two PhD candidates to join its Faculty of Science. These positions involve applying AI and machine learning to understand immune cell movement, using simulations and developing new methods to extract knowledge from videos of immune cells.

To be eligible, applicants should hold a master’s degree in Computer Science, Life Sciences, or another relevant discipline. You might, for example, be a biologist with experience in simulation modelling and/or machine learning, or a data scientist with a strong interest in biological applications.Radboud University is a public research university located in Nijmegen, Netherlands. It was founded in 1923 and is named after Saint Radboud, a 10th-century bishop. The university is known for its strong focus on language proficiency and strives to be an internationally oriented, intercultural and multilingual institution of knowledge by 2025.

Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen Information

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International PhD Position in Computational Biology Using Machine Learning to Understand the Immune System Established in 1923, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (Radboud University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Nijmegen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Gelderland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands), Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (RU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 96 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All countries
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for a PhD in Computational Biology, specifically focusing on machine learning and the immune system.
  • Admissible Criteria:
  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Life Sciences, or another relevant discipline.
  • Experience with data science, machine learning, or the analysis and/or simulation of biological data is required.
  • Strong communication skills to work in an interdisciplinary setting.

Offered Benefits

  • A temporary employment contract of 1.0 FTE for 4 years.
  • Starting salary of €2,770 gross per month, increasing to €3,539 in the fourth year.
  • An 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Access to the Dual Career and Family Support Service.
  • Additional annual leave days, flexible working hours, and a good pension plan.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development through various training and development schemes.

Application Process

  • Applications must be submitted online through the Radboud University application portal.
  • Applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and any other required documents as specified in the application form.
  • Address the application to Inge Wortel and Tom Claassen.
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