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PhD scholarship in Metagenomics analysis and systems biology Lyngby Denmark,  


Posted on : 25 June 2017

Project Description

A 3 year PhD position is available in the Disease Systems Immunology Group at Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Technical University of Denmark with focus on metagenomics analysis. The PhD will be enrolled on the JPI ERA HDHL project BioFN: Biomarkers in Infant Fat Mass Development and Nutrition, which aim to identify early biomarkers related to obesity in children based on novel biomarker discovery and systems biology analysis. Responsibilities and tasks We are looking for a talented colleague who can carry out independent research, and take active part in collaborations with a highly qualified team of dedicated postdocs, PhD students and technical personnel. The person will be working in close collaboration with several project partners including the Danish based company Clinical-Microbiomics. The main task of the PhD candidate will be to perform systems biological analysis of microbiome, metabolome and clinical data from several infant cohorts. In addition, the PhD is expected to take part in the development of bioinformatics methods and infrastructure for analysing the infant microbiome. Qualifications Candidates should have a master's degree in engineering or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master's degree in engineering. Specific qualifications MSc in bioinformatics or equivalent experience in WGA microbiome analysis experience with programing and statistics experience with microbiome bioinformatics analysis good communication skills excellent command of English (written and spoken) Approval and Enrolment The scholarships for the PhD degree are subject to academic approval, and the candidates will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes of DTU. For information about the general requirements for enrolment and the general planning of the scholarship studies, please see the DTU PhD Guide . Assessment The assessment of the applicants will be made by Associate Professor Susanne Brix Pedersen (sbp@bio.dtu.dk ) and Chief Scientific Officer at Clinical-Microbiomics Henrik Bj

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2800 Lyngby Denmark

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