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1037558| Precision System Design, Inc.| Senior Data Scientist - Machine Learning, Python, R, Predictive Analyt| Our direct client is looking for a Sr. Data Scientist with a programming background!

The business itself focuses on using big data analytics and social graph theories to capitalize on human relationships and to predict and understand human behavior in ways that benefit their clients. So, this role is really at the heart of their business!

You will be replacing a senior consultant - they want to bring this role in-house.

Apply today to be a part of an exciting, fast-paced organization in the center of some of the latest technologies!


- 3+ years of non-academic data science experience
- Software engineering background (Java preferred)
- Strong foundation and expertise in at least two of the following: predictive modelling, statistical learning/inference, survey and experiment design and analysis, independent research, or NLP
- Expertise in various statistical packages such as R, STATA, Python, Weka, or Apache Spark
- Experience with SQL queries and data visualization tools
- Familiarity with graph theory/algorithms and numerical optimization


- BA/BS in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or other related technical field
- PhD preferred 

We will call qualified candidates after review.
Resumes will NOT be sent to clients without your approval. 

Refer a colleague to us, and Precision will give you $1000 if we find a job for that person!

(The fine print: The referred candidate must be previously unknown to us. Start date must be within 6 months of referral.)

Overtime: straight time
6896| Bucknell University| Postdoctoral Fellow in Africana Studies| The Postdoctoral Fellow will report to and will work closely with the chair of the Africana Studies program and the Director of the Griot Institute for Africana Studies.

Bucknell Africana Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships support the development of recently-graduated scholars working in the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies and/or post-colonial studies who are committed to the liberal arts and aspire to be distinguished teacher/scholars. We are particularly interested in recent graduates from sectors of the population historically underrepresented in U.S. colleges and universities.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a field that contributes to African, Caribbean, Afro-Latino/a, and/or African-American studies, received no earlier than May 2012 and no later than August 15, 2017. Postdoctoral Fellows teach two courses per year in fields related to their research, advise and mentor undergraduate students, formally present their research in faculty fora once each semester of the fellowship, and work five hours a week on administrative and programming opportunities related to Africana Studies.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship is for two academic years. Fellows are required to be in residence each semester. The Postdoctoral Fellowship award for 2017-19 includes an annual salary of $50,000, employee benefits, a research/travel fund of $3,000, and housing.

The successful candidate will have:
- Strong organizational and interpersonal abilities.
- Skill in and interest in teaching and advising students and interacting with staff, faculty, and alumni.
- An ability to manage autonomously.
- High degree of creativity and vision, as well as an ability to work collaboratively.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated creativity, ability to solve problems strategically, and success in managing multiple projects.
- Interest in and enthusiasm for supporting the mission of a liberal arts institution through programmatic endeavors in Africana Studies.

To complete your application, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a 3-5 page description of the research project proposed for the fellowship years, a description of the undergraduate courses you would like to teach, a sample of published or unpublished writing on a topic related to the proposal, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications will only be accepted through Intefolio ByCommittee via http://apply.interfolio.com/35703. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 15, 2016. Awards will be announced in spring 2017.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/n6c3rxq3qv
6885| Imperial College London, Department of Molecular Sciences, Institute of Clinical Sciences| Postdoctoral Fellow in Cellular Neuroscience| ‘MRC-funded Postdoctoral fellowship in Cellular Neuroscience’

3-Year Post-doc Imperial Level B Salary range: £36,070- £37,970 per annum

A Research Associate position is available in the Synaptic Plasticity and Repair group, led by Dr Vincenzo De Paola at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, Imperial College London. The post, funded by the MRC, is for a period of three years.
We use an interdisciplinary approach, combining advanced optical imaging methods, including multiphoton and superresolution microscopy, optogenetics and calcium imaging with electrophysiology and neuroanatomical reconstructions, to study the regulation of synaptic connectivity in the adult neocortex, a brain region affected in numerous neurodevelopmental and degenerative diseases as well as acute injuries, which are incurable to date. For more information visit our Imperial College London and personal web pages www.DePaolaLab.com.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in cellular and/or molecular neuroscience or a closely related discipline, or equivalent research, industrial or commercial experience. They should have a strong publication record. They will have experience of cellular and/or molecular neuroscience and mouse genetics, in vivo techniques. Optogenetics, electrophysiology, calcium imaging and/or behavioural analysis experience and a Home Office personal licence will be an advantage.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher with a strong interest in using cutting edge optical imaging and molecular genetic methods to advance our knowledge of how synaptic connectivity is regulated in both normal and neuropathological settings.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number HM2016192.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please contact Katie Poole by email ([email protected]) to request an application form.
6874| Division of Molecular Pathology, ICR, The Institute of Cancer Research| Postdoctoral Training Fellow – Bioinformatics| We seek a highly motivated Postdoctoral Training Fellow to join the Yuan lab at The Institute of Cancer Research, London (ICR) and study breast cancer with integrative genomics. ICR were ranked first in the Times Higher Education league table of UK university research quality from the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) for our high impact publications. We are world leaders in identifying cancer genes, discovering cancer drugs and developing precision radiotherapy.

Together with our hospital partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four centres for cancer research and treatment worldwide. Our Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit is the largest academic cancer drug discovery and development group worldwide. We discover more new cancer drugs than any other academic centre in the world.

The main focus of the Yuan lab is to develop computational tools for identifying novel features in pathological specimens and understand cancer treatment resistance through integrating quantitative pathological features with molecular data (www.yuanlab.org). Together with the world-leading teams at the ICR, we aim to study breast cancer treatment resistance with data collected from thousands of patients. This exciting project will enable the discovery of new tests predictive of cancer survival and treatment benefits to improve the care of breast cancer.

The successful candidate will lead the development of probabilistic and/or deterministic bioinformatics methodologies for integrative analysis of large data sets consisting of pathological image features and molecular data. He/she will enjoy the highly collaborative nature of this project, work closely with an excellent team of scientists in clinical science, biology and immunology. There are excellent opportunities to learn about latest technologies and travel to conference, excel in coordinating between programming and explore new research areas in medicine.

Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science, Systems Biology, Engineering, Ecology or Statistics. Knowledge/experience in pathological image analysis is highly desirable but not essential.

Appointment will be on a Fixed Term Contract for 2 years, with a salary in the range of £29,960 to £42,820 p.a. inclusive dependent on postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will be based in Sutton, Surrey.

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter (including the names and contact details of two referees) online via our website.

Job reference number 1595608
1037557| Aston Carter| Director Valuation Methodologies|

*New opportunity interacting with Front Office Quant teams offering a fast paced environment and career autonomy for a driven individual.*

Reporting directly into Regional Head of Valuation Methodology based in London.

  • Review, enhance and develop independent price testing (IPV) methodologies for all Interest Rate, Credit and FX products
  • Review and develop valuation methodologies underlying model and liquidity reserves
  • Develop and/or review model and product combinations submitted by the Front Office, while adhering to risk principles and standards and the relevant policies
  • Develop, enhance and review Independent Price Verification methodologies for global implementation by the IPV teams
  • Interact with Front Office valuation methodologies and challenge decisions to ensure compliance with accounting standards and alignment with industry practice.

Successful Candidates will have:

  • Masters' degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics/physics). A PhD from a top tier university is strongly preferred; strong background in financial mathematics.
  • Knowledge of financial markets/products and proven experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to develop models in a timely manner, using innovation and common sense.
  • Ability to work in a team, to adhere to tight deadlines, to be flexible to changes in priorities, and to develop and maintain relationships.
  • 1 year+ industrial experience in the relevant areas as a quant acquired in investment banks, such as model validation or Front Office roles

Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group's Privacy Notice ). By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant's voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant's profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.

6887| University College London, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Centre for Medical Image Computing| Research Associate in Light-Field Imaging for Medical Applications| The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be Grade 7 £34,056 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The post-doctoral Research Associate will be involved in the design of a next generation system for robotic endoscopy, leveraging advances in camera systems and optics miniaturisation. The goal of the project is to improve the optomechatronics of endoscopes so that in tandem with computational achievements in 3D vision, solve the problem of 3D reconstruction. They will investigate new lens technologies to improve image quality and leverage approaches such as depth from focus/defocus. He/she will be responsible for optical system simulation, system construction and evaluation, and ex vivo and in vivo experimentation, and final packaging into an endoscope format. Expected tools to be used are optics design programs like Zemax and OSLO, or numerical computation IDEs like Matlab.

The post holder will be employed within the Translational Imaging Group (TIG), part of UCL’s Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC) with strong interactions between various clinical partners, especially at the Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL, and Chitra Sethia Centre for Robotics and Minimal Access Surgery, UCL.
This post is funded for two years in the first instance. Further funding to support the post may be available.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent qualification, or equivalent industrial experience, in optics, optical system design, image processing or a closely related field. Candidates must possess a first or upper second undergraduate degree, or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject and be able to demonstrate competent engineering skills and as well possessing the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English.
All candidates must have demonstrable experience of scientific programming and optical system development. Familiarity with light-field technology and simulation of micro-lens systems is highly desirable. An in-depth working knowledge of optical systems, as evidenced by a PhD or equivalent degree or equivalent industrial experience is essential. Experience with Matlab, Python, or C/C++ programming is necessary.

Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD. If about to submit a PhD the appointment will initially be at Grade 6B (£29,809-£31,432 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance), with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to date of final submission of PhD thesis.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1589844.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact: Dr. Christos Bergeles at [email protected] . If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Neha Shah at [email protected] .

Closing Date: 31 October 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

UCL Taking Action for Equality
6898| Queen Mary, University of London, Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute| Postdoctoral Research Assistant| Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to undertake research investigations in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Professor Hemant Kocher in order to realise the objectives and development of the research programme in pancreatic cancer. The research will be based in the Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in a relevant biological subject and an undergraduate degree in a biological subject. Significant research laboratory experience in cancer biology is essential. Experience in the field of pancreatic cancer, stromal biology, biomarkers with appropriate expertise in confocal microscopy, histology analysis, Western blotting, qRT-PCR and tissue culture and appropriate publication records would be an advantage. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

The post is a full time, fixed term position for three years. Starting salary will be in the range £32,405 - £42,431 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires applicants to provide all certificates at interview to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Ms Denise Gardner, Tel: 02078823573 or email [email protected]

Details about Barts Cancer Institute can be found at www.bci.qmul.ac.uk

To apply, and for full job details, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL9343.

Application enquiries can be directed to [email protected]

The closing date is 10th December 2016 and interviews are likely to be held in the run up to Christmas.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
1037570| Michael Bailey Associates - UK Contracts| Senior Biometrician//Statistician|

For our Life Sciences client in Switzerland, we are urgently seeking for Senior Biometrician.

Job Title: Senior Biometrician

Start date: ASAP

End date: 31/10/2017 (project duration: 12-18 months)

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Language: English

Your role:

  1. Support the statistical team in protocol writing as required, optimizing clinical trial designs in line with trial objectives, and supporting scenarios simulations and sample size calculations based on relevant technical and disease knowledge.
  2. Responsible and accountable for transcribing MAP aligned RAPs into computational solutions for the statistical programmer to implement (specifications of derived variables, specification and development of statistical computing solutions for inferential statistical analyses, tables and listings templates, and modern statistical graphics for the FIR and CSR) of Phase I-IV clinical trials.
  3. Responsible and accountable for multiple studies RAP execution including the RAP meetings with the necessary CTT members, reporting activities, exploratory analyses/graphics and additional analyses to support publications for individual clinical trials.
  4. Ensure that documents, specifications, programs/macros are consistent and comply with CSU/project/company standards/processes and provide operational input into VAPs, specifications of analysis datasets, listings, tables and figures, CSR for Phase I-IV clinical trials ensuring that consistent practices across multiple studies is kept
  5. Ensure to deliver agreed timelines and high quality for statistical deliverables and processes, and ensure audit-readiness.

Your experience:

Education (minimum/desirable): MS (in Statistics or equivalent) with 2+ years relevant work experience or PhD (in Statistics or equivalent) with no work experience

Languages: Fluent English (oral and written).

Experience/Professional requirement:

  1. Working knowledge of/experience with SAS/R/Splus or any other business or research analytic software with an expertise in at least one software.
  2. Statistical and numerical knowledge and expertise in analytic aspects.
  3. Good knowledge of data architecture
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We welcome applications of consultants' who match most of the above requirements and are available on a short notice. There is a competitive Hourly rate available for the contract; alternative market rates are also welcome.

We hope that the role will be of interest to you and understand that further information may be required prior to an application to the end client, please feel free to email or call me at anytime with any questions you may have.

Thank you for your time and we hope to hear from you soon.

Kind regards,

Neha Sharma

Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Business Developer
Michael Bailey Associates 

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

6909| UNSW Australia - The University of New South Wales| Research Fellowships| • One of Australia's leading research & teaching universities
• Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
• Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW is already at the cutting edge of academia with a strong and growing international reputation. A global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous differences to the lives of people in Australia and around the world. The announcement of our largest-ever academic recruitment initiative is a key step in augmenting our existing world-leading research capabilities.

About the role

Appointment level will be negotiable at either academic levels A, B or C prior to appointment.

The UNSW Scientia Fellowship Program is one of the cornerstones of UNSW's 2025 Strategy. The project's aim is to attract and retain the best and brightest people, with outstanding research track records, to UNSW. A primary goal of the scheme is to enhance UNSW research performance by attracting and retaining exceptional researchers at the highest level of performance.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

• be a researcher performing at the highest level of the equivalent academic level in the relevant discipline (relative to opportunity) – Levels A-C
• undertake significant, innovative research which is aligned with the research areas identified for the 2017 round
• be aligned with the strategic goals of UNSW's 2025 Strategy

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed in the application form, including:

• A statement on alignment with one of the nominated research areas
• A statement on alignment with UNSW's 2025 Strategy priorities
• A statement demonstrating how you meet the research excellence criteria
• A research proposal

Please note – a separate attachment addressing selection criteria is not required.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


All applicants must discuss their application with the relevant School or Faculty contact person as indicated at unsw.edu.au/Apply before submitting an application.
Applications will not be considered if the prospective application is not discussed with the nominated contact person.

For general information about the scheme, including guidelines and FAQs please visit

Diversity & Inclusion at UNSW

UNSW's 2025 Strategy states that our aspiration is to be recognised as an international exemplar in equity, diversity and inclusion and an employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. Our aim is to achieve this by embracing the diversity and cultural richness of our communities; ensuring that our staff and students can achieve their full potential in a supportive and inclusive work environment. Our diversity commitment aligns to our strong sense of social responsibility and our belief that a diverse workforce enhances our ability to deliver world class research, teaching excellence and thought leadership.

For any general enquiries about the scheme not covered by the guidelines and FAQs please contact:
E: [email protected]

Before proceeding with your application please make sure that you have:

1.Identified and contacted the relevant Faculty or School contact at UNSW
2.Prepared a statement outlining how your research aligns with UNSW's 2025 Strategy in the areas of academic excellence, global impact and/or social engagement. (https://www.2025.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/unsw_2025strategy_201015.pdf)
3.UNSW is focussed on attracting researchers at the highest level of performance. Please prepare a statement indicating how you believe you meet this criterion. Please prepare your statement according to the Australian Research Council's Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence guidelines. (http://www.arc.gov.au/arc-research-opportunity-and-performance-evidence-rope-statement)
4.Calculated your H index
5.Have at least 2 academic referees
6.Prepared to comply with our declaration requirements around research misconduct, funding suspensions or limitations, etc.
1037571| RM IT Professional Resources AG| Biometrician (Senior)| Biometrician (Senior) wanted for one of our Basel based clients in pharmaceutical sector. Your experience/skills: MS in Statistics or equivalent along with 2+ years of relevant working experience or PhD in Statistics or equivalent Excellent working knowledge of SAS/ R/ Splus or any other business or research analytic software with expertise in at least one software Profound knowledge of data architecture beside statistical and numerical knowledge in analytic aspects Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Languages: fluent English both written and spoken Your tasks: Supporting the statistical team in protocol writing, optimizing clinical trial designs in line with trial objectives, and supporting scenarios simulations and sample size calculations Leading the transcription of MAP aligned RAPs into computational solutions for the statistical programmer to implement Phase I IV clinical trials Contributing in multiple studies of RAP execution including the RAP meetings with the necessary CTT members, exploratory analyses/ graphics and additional analyses Assuring that documentation, specifications, programs/macros are consistent and comply with CSU/project/company standards/processes Providing operational input into VAPs, specifications of analysis datasets, listings, tables and figures, CSR for Phase I IV clinical trials Delivering agreed timelines and high quality for statistical deliverables and processes, and ensure audit readiness Supporting statistical research by providing computational solutions to the problem as well as the statistical analysis solutions when exploratory analyses are required Start: 11/2016 Duration: 12MM++ Location: Basel, Switzerland Ref.Nr.: BH9771 Does that sound interesting? Does that sound like a challenging opportunity to you? Then take the next step and send us your CV as a Word Document and a daytime contact telephone number. Due to work permit restrictions we can unfortunately only consider applications from EU or Swiss citizens as well as current work permit holders for Switzerland. Going the extra mile… New to Switzerland? In case of successful placement, we support you with: All administrative questions Finding an apartment Health - and social insurance Work permit and much more
6875| King's College London| Postdoctoral Research Associate- Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology| Full time, fixed term for 14 months

A postdoctoral position is available in Prof Andrea Streit's group for 15 months to work on interdisciplinary projects combining developmental biology, epigenetics, transcriptional networks and bioinformatics. The Streit lab studies how multipotent progenitor cells are committed to the ear and sensory ganglia lineage and how epigenetic mechanisms control the regenerative potential of sensory hair cells in the ear.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate holding a recent PhD in bioinformatics and computational biology. The successful candidate will work closely with developmental and molecular biologists and be responsible for the analysis of NGS data (RNAseq, ChIPseq, ATACseq etc.) from databases and other sources, integrate this information in gene regulatory networks and generate predictive models. S/he will have expertise in computational biology, network modelling, bioinformatics and data analysis, will be proficient in programming languages such as R, PERL, Python, C++, Java etc., have an excellent scientific track record and will be keen to work in an interdisciplinary team.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 26 October 2016.
The selection process will include a presentation and an interview with different staff members.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Prof. Andrea Streit, [email protected]

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.
6892| ICR, Molecular & Population Genetics| Postdoctoral Training Fellow in Testicular Cancer Team| The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment.
Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FMedSci, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally.
The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.
A postdoctoral research position is available to work on projects to discover and determine the functional basis of mutations contributing to the development and progression, including acquisition of resistance to therapy, of Testicular Germ Cell Tumour (TGCT). We seek a highly motivated candidate with a PhD and background in genomics and molecular biology. The successful candidate will lead on the TGCT laboratory and analytical work, supported by a broader group undertaking laboratory and bioinformatic somatic, susceptibility and functional genomic analyses across a number of tumour types. This is an ideal opportunity for a highly skilled post-doctoral researcher to enjoy autonomy, varied laboratory and analytical projects and rich opportunity for primary authorships. Applicants should therefore have a broad range of laboratory skills as well as well-developed data analysis skills and experience of applying statistical and bioinformatics analyses to genomic data.

The successful candidate will join the Testicular Cancer Team, within the Division of Molecular Pathology. This team has had lead the world field in the identification and characterisation of genes and variants that predispose to testicular cancer, including publication of the largest GWAS analyses for TGCT and the first large-scale NGS analysis of TGC tumours.

We hold the world’s largest sample series from Testicular Cancer patients, comprising >10,000 samples. We have GWAS data from >4000 cases of TGCT and germline exome data on >1000 cases of TGCT, with appropriate matched control data. We also have large series of matched tumour and germline WES data on unselected and platinum resistant TGCTs. We have lead a number of successful international collaborative experiments and currently work within an active international consortium.

The post-holder will work on varied projects directed towards identifying and understanding the functional basis of mutations contributing to the development of Testicular Germ Cell Tumour (TGCT).

Specifically the project will involve:
(i) Use of NGS sequencing and array data to identify and validate novel somatic variants in platinum resistant TGCTs.
(ii) Functionally characterise the mechanisms and pathways by which mutations contribute to the pathogenesis and drug resistance of TGCT.
(iii) Use of NGS and GWAS data to identify and validate novel germline variants contributing to susceptibility to TGCT
(iv) Generation and integration of data to functionally characterise the mechanisms and pathways by which germline variants confer susceptibility to TGCT

The post-holder would be expected to bring molecular biology research experience to studies and will be expected to interact with, and supervise, junior team members, together with other senior researchers. Whilst we anticipate that the successful candidate will have strong skills in bioinformatics and data analysis, there is very strong bioinformatics support within the group.

Appointment will be on a Fixed Term Contract for 2 years in the first instance. Starting salary will be in the range from £29,960 p.a. to £38,123 p.a. inclusive based on previous postdoctoral experience.

Informal enquiries are welcome and can be made to Dr Clare Turnbull ([email protected]). Please note – this address is for enquiries only; CVs must be submitted in line with the instructions below.

To apply please visit www.icr.ac.uk/careers to submit your CV with bibliography, a brief description of research experience and covering letter (addressing with specific examples where you meet the person specification and incl. the names and addresses of at least two referees).
6889| UK Ltd, BreathDX| Analytical chemist| BreathDX is a UK-based company which is applying novel breath measurement technology in monitoring and diagnostic applications. It is exploiting its knowledge and expertise in electrochemical sensors, advanced functional materials and materials fabrication, and breath analysis.

BreathDX is looking for a highly skilled analytical chemist with a range of critical
expertise and experience to allow it to develop this technology. The candidate will be responsible for developing breath sensors and applying them to breath analytical measurements in both healthy subjects and patient cohorts. The successful candidate will work closely with a small, dynamic team to develop a UK-based high value manufacturing business. The candidate will be based in Bristol in the South West of England.

The appropriate candidate will:

• Have a PhD in analytical chemistry in a relevant area of expertise such as electroanalysis, sensors and sensor materials
• Have experience in the development of sensor-based analysis and measurement technologies

Experience in the following would be a significant advantage:

• Conducting polymers and nanomaterial synthesis
• Screen and ink jet printing
• Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
• Working in a highly demanding industrial environment

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.
Closing date for applications is 23rd October 2016.
Please send a cover letter and CV to Prof. Tony Killard, Chief Technology Officer at [email protected]
BreathDX (UK) Ltd is registered in England and Wales, Company no. 9380175. BreathDX is an equal opportunities employer.
6918| University of Oxford, Department of Oncology and The CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology| Early Stage Researcher| Two DPhil Fellowship positions are available, tenable at Oxford University, on projects entitled:
1. Targeting BRCA1/2-deficient cells through synthetic lethal interactions with DNA damage response and cell cycle regulators. Supervisor: Prof. Madalena Tarsounas
2. Mechanisms of selective elimination of BRCA2-deficient cells by highly specific kinase inhibitors. Supervisor: Prof. Madalena Tarsounas
You will be registered for PhD training while employed by the University on a Marie Curie Innovative Training Network, and will be expected to work within the laboratory of Genome Stability and Tumourigenesis led by Prof. Madalena Tarsounas. The research projects are focused on understanding how tumour cells lacking BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene function differ from normal cells in their responses to exogenous damage induced by ionizing radiation, as well as to cell-intrinsic challenges that arise during DNA replication. Experimental work will investigate specific targeting of cells and tumours lacking BRCA1 or BRCA2 with chemotherapeutic drugs and/or ionizing radiation and is therefore deeply relevant to the search for treatments that would selectively kill tumour cells whose capacity for homologous recombination-mediated repair has been compromised (i.e. lacking BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes).
You must possess a BSc or MSc in a relevant field, along with the ability to design robust well-controlled experiments, to perform them comprehensively and to interpret the data objectively. You should have experience of appropriate laboratory techniques and a good knowledge of cancer biology literature.
Please note that under the terms of the EC funding, which aims to promote mobility within the research community, to be eligible for the post you must not have been resident in the UK for more than 12 months in the past three years. Persons who have obtained a doctorate or had more than 4 years full time research experience are ineligible.
These are full-time posts and are available for three years.
The EC funding for this position provides for a salary starting from £27,000 p.a. Actual salary will depend on employer deductions, personal circumstances and the exchange rate to be notified by the EC, which includes an annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the expenses associated with working in a different country).
All applicants must complete an application form and supporting statement.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 14 November 2016.
6894| IDSIA, Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale| Researcher in Development and Implementation of Text Mining algorithms| The Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA,
www.idsia.ch) opens a position for a young but experienced Researcher
in the area of text mining with strong implementation skills.
Employment percentage 100%.

- Design of algorithms for text analysis (such as text classification,
semantic analysis, natural language processing) and more generally for
machine learning tasks.
- Implementation of such algorithms so as to scale on big data.
- Collaboration on text mining projects with companies.

- Master degree with top marks/honors in informatics or other areas
with strong emphasis on computation.
- PhD on a topic relevant to text mining, semantic analysis, or
natural language processing.
- Strong experience and excellent skills on programming (languages and
operating systems).
- Strong experience with libraries for text mining/natural language processing.
- Good knowledge of software environments for mathematics and
statistics such as MATLAB, R.
- Strong work experience with innovative companies, especially in the
domain of text mining.
- Proficiency in written and spoken in English.
- Good knowledge of written and spoken Italian, or willingness
to learn it in short times.
- Good communication and collaboration skills.

- Publications in text mining, semantic analysis, natural language
processing or other related areas.
- Good knowledge of machine learning algorithms and tools.
- Good knowledge of French and/or German.

- A two-year position (degree of occupancy 100%), with pos- sibility
of prolongation.
- International working environment, English being the official
language at IDSIA.
- Collaboration with expert researchers in Artificial Intelligence
(visit http://ipg.idsia.ch for more information) and with a company
interested in developing cutting-edge text mining.
- Possibility of development of own professional and scientific skills
as well as career progression.

Applicants should submit the following documents, written in English:
1. curriculum vitae
2. list of exams and grades obtained during the Bachelor and the
Master of Science;
3. list of three references (with e-mail addresses);
4. brief statement on how their research interests fit the topics
above (1-2 pages);
5. publications list and possibly link to the thesis.
1037573| Pertemps IT| Life Sciences Consultant| LIFE SCIENCES CONSULTANT - £60,000 - £80,000 Plus + Car/Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Project Manager/Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences/Change & Transformation/Pharmacovigilance/Drug safety/Compliance/Labelling/Patient Safety/Risk Management within Life sciences or Pharma/Quality and Compliance within life Sciences or Pharma/PMP/PMI/business processes.
Location - Home based with significant UK & Europe travel required.

A Life Sciences Management Consultant is needed within a niche Consultancy being domain experts in the areas of Clinical, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Labelling, Safety and Compliance. The ideal candidate will be working with end-clients, on-site for 3 - 4 days a week. Our client prides themselves on industry insight, their simplification approach and their pragmatic solutions.

We have a number of positions within this practice due to high demands of projects. The consulting team deliver strategy and change management programs to our clients. We are a leading life sciences consultancy with global reach and some 25 years of experience. We are proud of our track record of results with clients focusing on Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Quality and Compliance.
Our team of 50+ industry consultants cover strategy, people, process, and technology.

With clients in over 50 pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, and consumer health organisations we are experienced in supporting focused remediation projects and large scale transformation programs.

Main Responsibilities:
Planning, organising, controlling and delivering simultaneous, large multiple business level projects.
Defining the Target Operating Model and Re-Engineering business processes.
Owning and managing the project budget, and ensuring deliverables are met within the allocated finances.
Management of Project resources.
Ensuring relationships across the entire business are managed effectively

Main Requirements:
Consulting experience or understanding of the consulting work environment. This is vital to this role.
Experience in a Project Management position - scoping, defining budget, managing project resources and ensuring delivery is within defined deadlines.
Prince2 or PMP qualifications are preferred.
Experience or knowledge within:
1. Pharmaceuticals
2. Pharmacovigilance
3. Drug safety
4. Compliance,
5. Labelling,
6. Patient Safety,
7. Risk Management within Life sciences/Pharma
8. Quality and Compliance within Life Sciences/Pharma
Strong communication skills with the ability to engage stakeholders of all seniorities and the confidence to face off the MD level stakeholders on a regular basis.
The ability to deliver high profile change projects to strict deadlines.
Strong degree (2:1) in relevant subject area (eg science or industry related) A further degree is preferable, eg PhD, MBA.

For additional information please forward your CV to Stephen Harris at Pertemps Recruitment.

1037538| SThree BE| R&D Java Developer|

Keywords: Java/ O.O/ Utility networks/ Telecom/ Smart Grids/ Heat networks/ GIS/

R&D Java developer - located in Gent, Belgium

My company and I are searching for a responsible software engineer with interest in advanced software product solutions.

Your mission will be guiding a new product for my client, that is making the planning and management of the energy sector more efficient.

Business reason

They got approval to start-off their newest R&D project and you'll be the pioneer for this project.

Your technical skills

  • Solid programming skills in java or O.O.
  • you hold a master or Phd in (electrotechnical) engineering

  • back ground in electricity networks, smart grids or enthousiasm to start this of
  • Experience in telecom, GIS or efficient optimisation algorithms (grafen theory) is a plus

Your profile

  • Flexible, according to deadlines
  • Creative
  • Strong focus to work independently and good team working skills
  • Fluent in English (Dutch is a plus)

Your challenges

  • You'll be involved of the further development of their new product and partly in their current proven one
  • Keep an eye on the clean coding
  • Possibility to be involved in the development of new optimisation algorithms (spanning trees, …)
  • Cooperation with research partners (universities) to identify technical constraints
  • Translation of the technical constraints to the R&D team
  • Work together and communicate with industry partners

Hiring process

  • Interview with program leader
  • Practical + logic test + discussion with team members
  • Interview with CEO + salary offer

Your rewards

Making part of this innovative niche player with clients all over the world, you will make telecom and electricity networks more efficient.

You will be rewarded with a more than competitive remuneration, on a permanent base. Self-deployment and education is a key value to you as their newest employee.

Can you convince me to be their newest R&D java developer? Reply your personal case via this medium or send an e-mail to l.claes[at]computerfutures.be

6895| University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Medical Oncology| Post-doc in cancer biology: 'targeting replication stress in cancer cells'| Working environment
We have an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral researcher, funded by the European Research Council (ERC). The position will be initially for 1 year, with the possibility of extension for 3 years. The position is available in the research group of prof. Marcel van Vugt, which is focused on cell cycle regulation and DNA damage responses in the context of cancer. The research group is embedded in the Department of Medical Oncology of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands, where oncological patient care is coordinated with preclinical and fundamental research on the biology and treatment of cancer. The lab is surrounded by other labs that study chromatin biology and genome instability. More information on current research topics can be found on our website: www.vanvugtlab.com

Job description
You will work on a project aiming to elucidate how cancer cells can cope with high levels of replication stress. A characteristic of many cancers is their high degree of genomic instability, which is thought to be fueled by replication stress. In this project, which is funded by a recently awarded ERC consolidator grant, we aim to unravel how oncogene-induced replication stress is resolved throughout the cell cycle, with a particular focus on mitosis. You will use biochemical microscopy and genetic approaches. Within this project, we, will ultimately validate our findings in patient material and ex vivo cultures of primary tumor material.

Select Reading
Heijink AM et al. A haploid genetic screen identifies the G1/S regulatory machinery as a determinant of Wee1 inhibitor sensitivity. PNAS 2015. 8;112(49):15160-5.

Hengeveld RC et al. Rif1 Is Required for Resolution of Ultrafine DNA Bridges in Anaphase to Ensure Genomic Stability. Dev Cell. 2015. 34(4):466-74.

Fehrmann RS et al. Gene expression analysis identifies global gene dosage sensitivity in cancer. Nat Genet. 2015. 47(2):115-25.

Lafranchi L et al. APC/C(Cdh1) controls CtIP stability during the cell cycle and in response to DNA damage. EMBO J. 2014. 33(23):2860-79.

What do we need
We are looking for an enthusiastic post-doc to be part of our multidisciplinary research group. The candidate should have the following requirements:
- PhD in Medical/Molecular Biology.
- Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
- Extensive experience in molecular and cell biology techniques (cell culture, DNA cloning, microscopy).
- A proven track-record in molecular/cell biology, preferably in the field of cell cycle or DNA damage signaling.
- An enthusiastic, ambitious team player.

What do we offer
- A full-time contract (36 hours/week) for initially 1 year, possible extended for an additional 3 years.
- Based on qualifications and experience, a maximum salary of € 4.152,- (scale 10) gross a month will be offered.
- The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Medical Centres (CAO-UMC).
- In addition, the UMCG will offer you 8% holiday pay, an 8.3% end-of-year bonus and a development budget.

The UMCG has a preventive Hepatitis B policy. You may be required to build up sufficient protection against Hepatitis B before you can be appointed. Vaccination is provided by the UMCG if necessary.

More information
For more information about this vacancy you may contact: prof. Marcel van Vugt, PhD, [email protected] (for inquiries only, please do not use for applications).

Van Vugt research group http://www.vanvugtlab.com
University Medical Center Groningen http://www.umcg.nl/EN/corporate/pages/default.aspx
Welcome to Groningen http://portal.groningen.nl/en/startpagina

Applying for a job
Please use our digital application form at the foot of the vacancy on our website www.werken.umcg.nl - only these will be processed.
You can apply until 31 October 2016.
Immediately after sending the digital application form you will receive an email- confirmation with further information.
1037585| RP International| Data Scientist - Dublin|


This is a successful and fast-growing IT analytics organisation headquartered in Dublin with customers worldwide. The company is continuing to expand rapidly, with offices opening in the UK in 2017. Join the team of highly qualified technical experts who innovate and have a range of backgrounds in Computer and Data Science.


  • Use advanced data mining, statistical analysis, machine-learning and visualization techniques to create solutions to challenging real-world problems
  • Work with customer-facing teams to understand and meet the needs of the end clients
  • Collaborate with product development teams and contribute to ongoing product design and innovation
  • Work with diverse data sets, identify and develop valuable new sources of data and collaborate with product teams to ensure successful integration
  • Use the latest cluster-based technologies to implement Real Time solutions that scale to massive data sets.


  • PhD in computer science or related discipline.
  • Strong background in designing and implementing successful data analysis solutions
  • Advanced data mining and machine-learning techniques, and experience of applying these techniques to practical real-world problems
  • Familiarity with tools and techniques for statistical analysis, data cleansing and visualization
  • Expert use of Hadoop, Spark, Scala, Python or R
  • Experience of working with Big Data and cluster-based processing and storage technologies
6888| University College London, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Translational Imaging Group| Research Associate in Translational NeuroImaging| The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 - £41,163 per annum inclusive of London Allowance, inclusive of London Allowance.

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher with skills in medical image processing to join an internationally leading university research group. The overall aim of the project is to develop medical image processing pipelines to extract and analyse imaging biomarker from structural and functional scans in order to provide the evidence base to guide design of future clinical trials of secondary prevention in Alzheimer’s disease.

The post is based in the Translational Imaging Group, Centre for Medical Image Computing, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, University College London, UK and the successful applicant will work in close collaboration with the Dementia Research Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London.

The post-holder will be part of a research programme dedicated to image biomarker discovery in autosomal dominant forms of Alzheimer’s disease. These imaging biomarkers will be targeting the quantification of regional atrophy, white matter damage and cortical grey matter thickness. The successful applicant will also be involved in the development of analytical pipelines to study morphological differences between populations. The project also includes nuclear imaging and requires the quantification of protein load in the brain as well as its changes over time. The post-holder will also be involved in the process of translating novel imaging methods for application to clinical research.
This post is funded by the Alzheimer's Society for 24 months in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related subject and be able to demonstrate good software engineering skills. You will also have a postgraduate degree (PhD or equivalent) or equivalent industrial experience in scientific computing including numeral optimisation. They will also have demonstrated experience in medical image processing, clinical research and statistical analysis.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1585892. If you have any queries about the post please email [email protected] .

Closing Date: 30 October 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

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1037575| Oliver Bernard| Data Scientist - Python, R, Scala, AWS, BigData, Data Science - CONTRA|

Data Scientist - Python, R, Scala, AWS, BigData, Data Science - CONTRACT

Data Scientist. Exciting opportunity for an established Data Scientist with strong skills in Datamodelling using Python and/or R as well as a good understanding of software engineering (platform built in Scala) and BigData environments (Hadoop ecosystem) as well as Cloud technologies (AWS).

The successful Data Scientist will be working in an exceptional and newly built multidiscipline team of Software Engineers and Data Scientists. You'll be working on a brand new, cutting edge, business monitoring platform for this market leading and highly regarded global household name E-commerce company.

As a Data Scientist, you should have strong experience in data science techs such as numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, pandas. A strong educational background in computer science or maths/statistics is a must (MSc or PhD preferred). Ability to write clean, Object Oriented code and have a strong grounding in software engineering would also be beneficial (Scala, Python or R), as would knowledge of AWS.

Key Skills:

  • Python, R, Scala
  • numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, pandas
  • Data Science
  • Datamodelling
  • Cloud technologies (AWS)
  • Stream Processing
  • Strong education background in mathematics/statistics/computer science
  • Agile (Scrum/KanBan, TDD)

If you consider yourself to be a strong Data Scientist looking for your next exciting opportunity on a long term greenfield project, then please apply for this advert and I will be in touch with more detail.

6867| Imperial College London, Department of Bioengineering| Research Associate| Salary Range:
Research Assistant: £31,740 - £33,370 p.a.
Research Associate: £36,070 – £43,350 p.a.*

Fixed Term appointment for 12 months in the first instance

Imperial College London is a science-based institution with the greatest concentration of high-impact research of any major UK university. The Faculty of Engineering, consistently rated among the best in the world, is made up of 10 academic departments and is committed to increasing its research activity by focusing on engineering-led multidisciplinary growth areas that target a number of global challenges. All of our academic departments are located on a single campus in South Kensington, giving a concentration of talent that creates a stimulating and vibrant research community. You can find out more about our staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/staff-benefits/.

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) to work on a 3 year project in Dr. Claire Higgins’s lab in the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London. There will be close interaction with Dr Marc Masen in Mechanical Engineering, and Dr Spyros Masouros in Bioengineering throughout the project.

The focus of the project is to investigate how skin fibroblasts can re-programme or re-engineer stem cells in the epidermis to alternate fates. We are interested in the effect of biophysical changes within the cells of the skin, on material and mechanical properties at the skin surface. The data acquired will be used to build finite element models of skin, to assess the effects of compression, and the relationship between skin thickness and interstitial strain. Too much strain can lead to the development of pressure ulcers, or bedsores. This project aims to identify ways to reduce pressure and friction at the skin surface, to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead an interdisciplinary research project with a main focus being the development of finite element models of skin and underlying soft tissues from patient data.

The successful candidate will need to hold a Ph.D, and have an excellent track record of research in a field related to bioengineering, mechanical engineering or biological sciences. The successful candidate must have finite element modelling experience. Expertise with non-linear visco-elastic materials is desirable but not essential. The candidate should be interested in applying FE to biological applications, and be open-minded and creative. Molecular biology, Cell culture or Biophysics experience is a bonus, but not essential.

*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £31,740 - £33,370 per annum.

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Dr. Claire Higgins at [email protected]

Our preferred method of application is online via our website. Please click ‘apply’ below or go to https://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/ (Select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please send a cover letter and your curriculum vitae. Also complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number EN20160342FH. Further information is also available on the job description.

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Ms. Mica Jones at [email protected]

Closing Date: Post will remain open until filled

Imperial Managers lead by example.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Two Ticks Employer, and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people
6906| University College Dublin, School of Agriculture & Food Science| Postdoctoral researcher in Metabolomics| The Nutritional Metabolomics group at UCD Institute of Food and Health is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on an ERC funded project called ‘A-DIET’. A-DIET will make significant impact in the development of new markers that reflect food intake. This position will focus on the metabolomics aspects of the project.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in metabolomics or a related discipline, 2-3 years post-doctoral experience, an excellent understanding of statistical tools to analyse metabolomics data, and experience with analysing clinical/human studies using NMR, GC-M or LC-MS.

For further information, and to apply, see http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies/ (UCD Post Doctoral Research Fellow Level 2, UCD School of Agricultural & Food Science, job ref 008717).
6913| University of Luxembourg| 1 Full Professor Position in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) (in collaboration with the MIT)| The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications for

1 Full Professor Position in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL)
(in collaboration with the MIT) (M/F)

Permanent employment contract
Ref: R-STR-8043-00-A.

The LCL is a joint initiative of the University of Luxembourg and the MIT Global SCALE Network. The LCL is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance at the University of Luxembourg.

The candidate is expected to
- take a key role in establishing the recently formed Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL). The successful candidate will join senior faculty to build up the Centre to become a world leader in research and education in logistics and supply chain management;
- lead major research activities (seminars, conferences, workshops) and strategic research areas that are of paramount importance for the community of Luxembourg at large (e.g., finance and supply chain management, multi-modal transport and logistics, and supply chain analytics);
- foster and lead interdisciplinary research, in particular with other research units at the University of Luxembourg;
- engage in developing and delivering graduate (masters and doctoral) level classes as well as executive courses in supply chain management, logistics, and/or related fields.

The ideal candidate shall have
- a PhD in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Economics, Engineering, or a related field, completed at least three years ago;
- demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate, PhD, and/or executive level at a major university;
- an excellent research record and outstanding research skills;
- the ability to generate sponsored research and promote technology transfer and entrepreneurship;
- administrative experience, including personnel and budget management skills;
- evidence of the ability to build strong international relationships with researchers and professionals in academia, industry, and government;
- demonstrated intention to be committed to the strengthening of the LCL in building its relationships with the regional community;
- strong interpersonal and communications skills.
- linguistic skills needed to evolve in a multilingual environment. The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. It is desired that the English must be excellent and a good working knowledge in at least one of the two following languages: French and German. However, it is also possible to obtain proficiency in a second language after being hired as the University provides access to language classes. A basic knowledge of French had to be acquired during the first two years.

University of Luxembourg and Luxembourg
Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is a multicultural and modern European research university with a personal atmosphere, close to the European institutions and innovative companies based in Luxembourg. With an emphasis on interdisciplinary research, the University of Luxembourg strives for international excellence as well as regional relevance. The University of Luxembourg offers a competitive package and an international research and teaching environment.

Ranked second in Logistics Performance Indicator (LPI) by the World Bank, The Duchy of Luxembourg seeks to maintain and improve its position as a leader in logistics and supply chain management. The LCL is a corner stone in establishing the dominance of Luxembourg as a leader in logistics and supply chain management. Luxembourg is home to many logistics firms and headquarters, offering many opportunities for research collaborations as well as employment opportunities for graduates.

Further information
Applications should contain the following the documents:
• An application form (available by sending an email to [email protected])
• A detailed curriculum vitae with a list of publications, courses taught (including evaluations of the most recent two years), research grants, industry collaborations and experience, as well as management and administrative positions held;
• A cover letter including a statement highlighting scientific, educational, and other activities of particular significance for this position;
• A list of three references including their contact information and current positions. Please indicate their relationship to you; (the referees will be contacted only upon approval from the candidate)
• Any additional material highlighting significant publications, success in obtaining research funding, industry contacts and collaborations, experience in management positions within a university, as well as other relevant qualifications and achievements are appreciated.

For questions please contact:

Professor Benny Mantin
Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management
162a, avenue de la Faiencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg
e-mail: [email protected]

All applications should be sent by e-mail by November 30, 2016 to the following address: (Candidates attending the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville are kindly asked to submit their CV already before November 8, 2016.)

Professor Stefan Braum
Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
University of Luxembourg
4, rue Alphonse Weicker
L-2721 Luxembourg
E-mail : [email protected]

Link: http://emea3.mrted.ly/17xi4

All applications will be handled in strictest confidence.
The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.
6897| Animal Health Trust, Department of Bacteriology| Post-Doctoral Research Scientist| Post-Doctoral Research Scientist
Bacteriology and Immunology

£26,000 - £27,560 per annum DOE
Full-time (35 hours per week)
36 months Fixed Term

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research scientist on a BBSRC Project Grant to join Dr. Andrew Waller and Dr. Romain Paillot’s teams at the Animal Health Trust.

Drs. Waller and Paillot have exploited knowledge of the genetics of Streptococcus equi, the causative agent of strangles in horses, to develop new diagnostic tests and vaccines for the prevention of disease. This project will involve the use of novel fusion proteins to enhance the presentation of vaccines to the immune system. You will be fully supported by our very active research teams and receive appropriate training to develop your skillset and technical expertise.

You will have a PhD/DPhil in a relevant subject with experience of molecular biological and immunological techniques including gene cloning, protein expression and FACS analysis. You will also have a good publication record with examples of recent work at the level of first author publication in leading refereed journals, ability to manage the day-to-day running of a research project and good communication skills presenting work at international conferences and to non-specialist audiences.

The position is fixed-term from January 2017 until January 2020 and is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

For further information on an informal basis please contact Dr. Andrew Waller.

To view the job description, please visit our website.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your CV and covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role and your current salary.

Closing date: 4th November 2016 at 5pm

Interview date: 18th November 2016
6916| Cardiff University, Division of Infection & Immunity, School of Medicine| Research Associate| A Grade-6 Research Associate position is available in the group of Professors Andrew Godkin and Awen Gallimore (Division of Infection & Immunity, The School of Medicine). Research conducted by the team examines the impact of different T cell subsets on the progression of colorectal cancer.

The successful applicant will join a vibrant and well-funded research environment, which includes established investigators, clinicians, post-doctoral fellows and PhD students. Current activities within the laboratory span bench-to-bedside combining investigative model systems with observational studies in patients with cancer, resulting in clinical studies for the testing of new immunotherapeutic interventions.

Specifically, with funding from Cancer Research Wales, the successful applicant will contribute to a project identifying novel tumour antigens, testing for immunogenicity, and potentially exploiting them for the design of more effective cancer immunotherapies. Your role will involve isolation and culture of primary lymphocytes from whole blood and tissue samples for downstream immunological analyses, including flow cytometry, ELISpot / Fluorospot, immunohistochemistry and Luminex multiplex assays. You should also be willing to consent and take blood from patients and healthy donors (full training will be provided).

Applicants should provide evidence of expertise in immunology, oncology, cell biology and molecular biology and have an understanding of related approaches. For further information, prospective candidates should contact Professor Awen Gallimore ([email protected]; Tel: 02920 687012) or visit our website (www.cancerimmunology.co.uk). For a direct link to this vacancy please follow:


This post is a full time (35 hours per week), fixed term position and is available to 30th of September 2019.

Date Advert Posted: Friday 21 October 2016

Closing Date: Wednesday 9 November 2016
1037587| Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca| Senior Scientist - in vitro|

Senior Scientist - Cardiovascular In Vitro Specialist

Location: Cambridge Science Park

Contract Duration: 10 months

Remuneration: Competitive

The role:

Senior Scientists are accountable for non-clinical, in vitro Cardiovascular Safety Assessments.

The Senior Scientist is responsible for:

In the early stages of drug discovery, in vitro models are used for testing novel compounds to detect cardiovascular hazards and enable further testing to screen out unwanted effects. You'll use existing in vitro cardiovascular models to plan, run and report experiments in support of drug discovery and development projects.

Requirements -Education and Experience:

  • A degree in Biological Sciences and relevant experience or a PhD involving high-level technical and intellectual understanding of cellular and molecular biology.
  • Previous cellular assay development experience ideally within the cardiovascular safety area
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for tackling unfamiliar aspects of cardiovascular safety science
  • Ability to comply with Good Laboratory Science standards, Safety, Health and Environment standards and other relevant external regulation.

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6910| Chalmers University of Technology, Biomechatronics and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory| Postdoctoral position in Neurorehabilitation| At the Biomechatronics and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory we research and develop technologies to restore quality of life after traumatic events that led to amputations or motor impairments. Our research is strongly based on the decoding of motor volition via myoelectric pattern recognition and neuromuscular interfaces. We enjoy working on biomedical instrumentation, bioelectric signals processing, machine learning, biomechatronics, and human-machine interfacing. We also investigate virtual and augmented reality as a tool to provide timely and appropriate visual feedback. We are as interested in understanding the basic mechanisms of motor control, perception and their pathologies, as in translating biomedical engineering technologies to help patients in need.

Previous achievements of our group are the first bionic limb directly connected to the patient’s bone, nerves, and muscles (TEDx talk: https://youtu.be/V4UQU4392wM), and a novel treatment for Phantom Limb Pain using virtual and augmented reality (https://youtu.be/0wp-SigTeLs). Both of these projects are currently under clinical implementation.

We are searching for a skilled and motivated individual to help us developing and translating novel technologies into clinical use.

• Full time postdoctoral employment for 2 years with the possibility of extension for 1 to 2 years.

• Outstanding PhD degree with focus on neurorehabilitation, prosthetics, exoskeletons, or biomechatronics.
• Only candidates with demonstrated scientific and engineering skills will be considered.

Please send a cover letter describing your experience (maximum 1 half-page), CV, and list of publications to Dr. Max Ortiz C. at [email protected]
1037560| Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd| Lead Java Developer - Bristol - £55,000-65,000| Do you want to work alongside the best software developers in the UK in an exceptional environment?

A dynamic technology company based in central Bristol are offering the chance for another experienced Java Developer with team lead experience to join a team of bright, curious & technically innovative developers.

You'll need to share the same progressive mentality as their existing team members. In particular, the company encourage their development teams to explore new ways of implementing technology and to flex their problem solving abilities on a daily basis.

They manage to hold fun and work in good balance, positioning them as the most sought after company for developers to work for in Bristol.

For this Lead Java Developer position you'll need:
  • Proven experience leading small, agile development teams (of which the client have 6)
  • 4+ years' of Java development using OO design principles.
  • RESTful Web Services experience.
  • A proven ability to develop applications from conception to delivery
  • An optimistic & intelligent approach to producing software in Java
STEM based degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
BSc. Ideally at 2:1 or above, MSc. or PhD

The company operate at the pinnacle of technology and are continuously striving to impress their clients (who comprise some of the largest & most successful companies in the world).

If you're toying with the idea of a move, take this chance to secure a role where you'll never find yourself too far from an interesting challenge.

1037498| Amazon| Software Developer|

As a software engineer in Amazon Payments, you will have the opportunity to conceptualize, design, build, test and own software systems. You will work in an agile environment in which your code reaches a large number of customers in a matter of hours.
As a leader, you will have the opportunity to define the technical road map for the new team. You will guide a team of engineers to deliver the road map. A successful candidate will bring deep technical expertise and passion to solve challenging problems that benefit customers.

  • Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience developing software.
  • Focus on clean high-quality code and solid designs.
  • A talent for design and algorithms.
  • Experience with C/C++/Java, Linux/Unix, C#.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive.
  • Experience building and operating online services. Graduate degree (MS/PhD) a plus.

About the Company
Amazon Payments enables Amazon customers to use the payment methods stored in their Amazon account to pay for goods and services on websites and applications accepting Amazon Payments. Amazon Payments mission is to be the best way for customers anywhere in the world to pay - both offline and online. Come join a brand new team within Amazon Payments that is solving hard technical problems to realize aggressive business goals.


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