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7643| THE CANCER RESEARCH UK MANCHESTER INSTITUTE| Postdoctoral Scientist – Skin Cancer and Ageing Group| •Salary in the range of £30,000 - £39,800 dependent upon qualifications and experience•Job Ref: MI/17/84 •Fixed term position until 31 August 2020About the role:A Wellcome Trust funded Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr Amaya Virós to identify the biological mechanisms responsible for poor outcome in elderly skin cancer patients and to validate novel adjuvant therapeutic approaches for the treatment of metastatic melanoma. The project aims to integrate knowledge gained from the study of in vitro and in vivo models of melanoma in the elderly with patient derived genomic, immunologic, epidemiologic and clinical data and translate this to clinical benefit for skin cancer patients. About you:You should have a PhD in cell biology, immunology, or a relevant field. A background in melanoma, ageing and senescence, bioinformatics or use of in vivo cancer models is desirable but not required.Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk), an Institute of The University of Manchester (www.manchester.ac.uk), is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (www.cancerresearchuk.org) the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are currently situated at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside and at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) in South Manchester.We are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK Manchester Institute, Paterson Building) in South Manchester (www.christie.nhs.uk), one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.How to apply?To apply for this position please visit our website: www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Amaya Virós via email: [email protected] Closing date: 2 January 2018.
7638| Massey University, The Riddet Institute| Postdoctoral Fellow - Self-digesting ruminant milk proteins| Riddet Core, Research, Academic and EnterprisePalmerston NorthThe Riddet Institute is a world-best research centre in food and nutritional sciences, providing fundamental scientific understanding and training for a new generation of science leaders. The Institute integrates partner organisations (Massey University (host), Auckland and Otago Universities, AgResearch and Plant and Food Research) and disciplines, leading a 'NZ Inc' approach to food research, and generates knowledge and capability that transforms the New Zealand food industry.AgResearch is a leading Crown Research Institute charged with delivering science and innovation to benefit New Zealand agriculture and its wider economy. Our internationally recognised scientists are dedicated to this mission and we collaborate with world leading science organisations and universities to achieve exceptional science delivery. We are proud to be unique organisation that is driving prosperity by transforming agriculture to better equip our future generations to come.We are seeking a high-achieving researcher to do a postdoctoral research project in the Riddet Institute in collaboration with AgResearch Ltd. The project is entitled 'Harnessing ruminant milk proteolytic capacity to improve the nutritional quality and immune protective function of infant formula'.Applicants must hold a PhD in a suitable discipline and demonstrated experience of previous postgraduate research relevant to the topic. Applicants must clearly specify why they are the best candidate for the project.SELF-DIGESTING RUMINANT MILK PROTEINSMain Supervisor: Professor Warren McNabb, Riddet Institute, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.Other Supervisors: Professor Nicole Roy and Dr Stefan Clerens, Food and Bio-based Products, AgResearch Limited, New Zealand.The postdoctoral fellow will form part of a multidisciplinary team with expertise in mapping peptides in ruminant milks and assessing their nutritional value in an accepted piglet model of the human infant with research being undertaken at the Riddet Institute in Palmerston North, New Zealand and at AgResearch Ltd, AgResearch Grasslands in Palmerston North, New Zealand.The essence of this project will build on existing work to develop more advanced knowledge on the proteases naturally present in ruminant milks and on their impact on milk protein digestion in the infant. This is critical for unlocking latent protective activity and for improving the nutritional quality and immune protective function of infant formula.To do this, (1) protease abundance and activity will be measured and peptides mapped in ruminant (bovine/ovine/caprine) milks and compared to human milk, (2) the proteases will be protected and harnessed to generate controlled protein hydrolysis to improve infant formula and (3) prototype formula retaining these benefits will be designed and tested in an accepted model of the human infant.The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in milk protein chemistry and nutrition or related disciplines with preference given to someone with expertise in peptidomics and protein digestion.The salary will depend on experience but will be in the range for postdoctoral fellows at Massey University, circa NZD70,000. The appointment will be for a term of three years.Applicants please send your CV including a statement of your research interests and goals and at least two referees, plus your university transcripts when uploading your application to the following website: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/Positions.aspx?rg=3&pt=1.Email enquiries regarding the position can be sent to: [email protected] date: 7 January 2018Reference number: A421-17CAFor further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/
7633| Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine| Post Doctorate Research Associate| The Department of Parasitology has an exciting opportunity in the Research Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics.Salary: £33,518 to £38,833 per annumFull Time, Fixed Term for 12 monthsBased in Liverpool with overseas travelThe Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.We have an exciting opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Research Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics in diagnostics for the Visceral Leishmaniasis elimination campaign. We are currently enrolling patients for diagnostic evaluation studies in India and the PDRA will travel to India to conduct workshops for molecular and antigen tests. You will ensure that the technical staff can conduct testing independently through QA. The jobholder will also perform external quality assurance of samples in the UK and analyse data for diagnostic accuracy. Additionally, you will also be involved in writing reports and publications of results as well as apply for follow-up funding by writing grant applications.To be successful, you must possess a PhD in the biological sciences or a relevant field with rich experience of working in a laboratory with qPCR and molecular diagnostics. You will have a publication record and possess knowledge of NTDs. Effective verbal and written communication skills with an ability to communicate with diverse colleagues across levels is essential to the role. You must also be able to work independently and be willing to develop further research protocols for funding. If you bring experience of handling VL samples from the Indian subcontinent, it will be advantageous to the application. Although based in Liverpool, you will be required to travel and work in India with other laboratory groups.Closing Date: 10th January 2018Please click here to apply: https://www.lstmed.ac.uk/post-doctoral-research-associate-8LSTM actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy
7632| Masaryk University| TWO-YEAR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS at Masaryk University| Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, seeks exceptional and motivated applicants to join its best research teams. Thirty fellowships are available. Complete information including research areas, eligibility criteria and the application procedure can be found at: http://postdoc.muni.cz/The successful candidate should: - be a researcher who has received a PhD or its equivalent within the last 7 years - be a researcher who has worked at least two whole years in the last three outside the territory of the Czech Republic in the field of research with a working time of at least 0.5 full-time equivalent, or who has been PhD student (or equivalent) abroad- have a publishing record – in the last three years at least two publication outputs registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS databases and at the same time publications such as “articles”, “books”, “book chapters”, “letters” and “reviews”. The applicant must be the principal author of at least one publication (according to the subject specificity it may be as the first author, the corresponding/reprint author, or the role of the individual authors stated in the article).The application deadline is 28 January 2018.Interviews are expected to take place shortly afterwards.Masaryk University is a leading Central European research university and an equal opportunities employer.
1040277| Sheppard Pratt Health System| Postdoctoral Fellow (Center for Eating Disorders)| Job description: Req #: 12860 Department: Eating Disorders Inpatient Unit Schedule: Full-Time Shift: Days with an occasional weekend shift Hours: Day shift Hours Per Week: 40 Minimum Education Required: PhD or PsyD Job Details: The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is one of the nation's leading programs for the treatment of children, teens, and adults with eating disorders. As a Postdoctoral Fellow you: Will work primarily day shift Monday-Friday but also provide coverage for weekends/snow days/holidays, on a rotating basis, as needed. Anticipated start date for this position is August/September 2017. Provide direct psychological services to assigned specialized individual patients and groups Interview patients to obtain psychological history Complete written psychological assessments Participate in treatment planning Conduct individual and group therapy using the therapeutic framework appropriate to the patient's needs and the program's treatment philosophy (e.g., psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, DBT, etc.) Monitor patients' progress Work closely with assigned supervisor to improve clinical skill; attend supervision sessions; and respond constructively to clinical feedback and supervision Communicate effectively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team Maintain patient documentation in accordance with program and Health System requirements Administer and score psychological tests Provide specialized consultation and assessments May be responsible for completing all discharge summaries for patients for whom assigned as primary therapist. Education, training, experience: Completion of Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree program from a school of psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), which included supervised practicum, internships, field or laboratory training appropriate to the practice of psychology. Please send CV, three letters of recommendation, and cover letter to Dr. Irene Rovira: or 6535 North Charles St., Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21204
7646| University College London, UCL Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering| Research Associate / Senior Research Associate for Laparoscopic Liver Surgery| The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be G7: £34,635 - £41,864 G8: £43,023 - £50,753 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.We have recently been awarded a new 3-year project, funded by the NIHR i4i scheme, to enhance our image-guided liver surgery system, and to drive towards a commercialisable product. We have previously demonstrated an image guidance system that can align pre-operative CT images with intra-operative video. Our aim is to provide further capabilities such as pre-operative planning tools, re-planning during surgery, more usable calibration procedures, integration of laparoscopic ultrasound and more advanced non-linear image registration. This project will form a key part of our on-going translational research strategy connecting UCL Engineering with our flagship programme at the Royal Free Hospital. We are seeking a post-doctoral research associate to work on developing advanced computational techniques for surgical planning and guidance. These may include non-linear image registration, biomechanical modelling, advanced visualisation, system calibration, and validation of overall system accuracy. This is a translational project, and the successful candidate will be involved in integrating novel algorithms into our research software platform, and responsible for taking the system into surgical procedures in the operating room. The project is ambitious and will be an exciting opportunity to link advanced medical image computing with an unmet clinical need, and ultimately benefit patients undergoing liver surgery. The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance. The successful candidate must have a PhD in computer vision, medical image computing, image-guided surgery, biomedical engineering or a comparable subject and level of experience. They must have a strong programming experience in C++ and a scripting language such python or MATLAB. The candidate must specialise in several of - - Non-linear image registration -Biomechanical modeling -Machine learning -Applications of image guided surgery -Surgical planning -GPU/HPC programming, preferably using CUDA -Advanced C++ programming, including multi-threading, and parallelization.UCL vacancy reference: 1701880Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Dr. Matt Clarkson. For general application queries, please contact Ms Sarah Jeffrey [email protected] Closing Date: 4 January 2018Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.Interview Date: TBCUCL Taking Action for Equality.To apply click here https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/saf/login.cgi?owner=5041178&ownertype=fair&jcode=1701880&external=236050
7636| National University of Ireland Galway, Engineering| Postdoctoral Researcher – Optimisation of the torrefaction process for biomass upgrading| Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time, 17-month fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher to be based in Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Ireland, Galway. This position is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Arigna Fuels through the new €3.3M Sustainable Energy and Fuel Efficiency (SEFE) spoke in the Research Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy in Ireland (MaREI, http://www.marei.ie/), and is available from 1 January 2018 for 17 months. MaREI has over 200 researchers working across 6 academic institutions collaborating with over 45 industry partners to tackle the scientific, technical and socio-economic challenges across the marine and renewable energy sectors. NUI Galway leads the newly-added SEFE spoke at MaREI, which aims to support Ireland’s indigenous biomass and bioenergy industry through the development of new processes, technologies and markets. Arigna Fuels is a leader in the production of traditional and renewable smokeless, low sulphur solid fuels for the Irish and UK markets. The company imports raw feedstocks from continental Europe, upgrades them using a novel torrefaction process and blends them to produce briquettes and ovoids for domestic heating. The successful applicant will work on the optimisation of this torrefaction process, and will be primarily based at NUI Galway (http://www.nuigalway.ie/therme/), and also at Arigna Fuels (http://www.arignafuels.ie/) and the University of Limerick (http://www.carbolea.ul.ie/).Job Description The successful candidate will conduct the following activities that are central to the project:1. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) characterization of raw and torrefied biomass. 2. Surface area measurements by adsorption and biomass particle morphology analysis via SEM microscopy, linking in with starch and resin binder systems to optimise briquetting efficiency. 3. Thermogravimetric analysis with gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy (TGA-GCMS) characterization for solid mass loss and gas composition of brash and olive stones. 4. Development of a pyrolysis reactor model using the pyrolysis kinetic model under construction at NUI Galway (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.07.089). 5. Elemental characterization of raw biomass and torrefied biomass, and their ashes. Ash compositions will be determined using the inductively coupled plasma (ICP) technique. Biomass N composition is specifically required. 6. Chemical and physical characterization of pyrolysis tar including multi-location gas sampling coupled to a micro-GC on the pipe through which syngas leaves the torrefaction unit. The composition of the gas, including H2, will be determined, as well as the explosion limits. The composition (by GCMS) and viscosity of the tar will also be determined. 7. Characterization of thermal conductivity of raw and torrefied biomass.Additional DutiesIn addition to the tasks listed above, the successful candidate will:1. Be primarily responsible for project management and communications with project partners.2. Prepare abstracts, manuscripts and presentations for dissemination of the work in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals and international conferences. 3. Assist in the operation of the ThermE research group by assisting in the following: (i) PhD student supervision, (ii) day-to-day management, and (iii) writing research funding applications.4. Develop their teaching skills by contributing to lectures and undergraduate project supervision. 5. Work with high degrees of independence and dedication to ensure the successful completion of the work.Qualifications/Skills Required Essential Requirements - the successful candidate will:1. Hold a PhD degree in Engineering, Chemistry or a closely-related discipline.2. Have a strong publication record as a first author in peer-reviewed journal papers.3. Have demonstrable experience with experimental methods including NMR, TGA, SEM, GC, GC-MS, ICP, elemental analysis, surface area analysis, as well as general laboratory experience.4. Have demonstrable experience with chemical kinetic modelling using software such as Cantera, Chemkin, DARS, OpenSMOKE, etc. 5. Have excellent written and spoken English communication skills.6. Be capable of acting with a high degree of autonomy and self-motivation between the three research locations (NUI Galway, UL, Arigna Fuels)Desirable Requirements - the successful candidate should:1. Have experience in writing research funding applications.2. Have experience in helping to supervise undergraduate and/or postgraduate projects.3. Have experience in helping to manage laboratories and research teams.Salary: €37,750 per annum Start date: Position is available from 1 February 2018.Continuing Professional Development/TrainingResearchers at NUI Galway are encouraged to avail of a range of training and development opportunities designed to support their personal career development plans. Further InformationFurther information on research and working at NUI Galway is available on Research at NUI Galway. For information on moving to Ireland please see www.euraxess.ie. Further information about the research partners are available at the links given above. Informal enquiries concerning the post may be made to Dr Rory Monaghan at NUI Galway ([email protected]). To ApplyApplications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Dr Rory Monaghan ([email protected]). Please put "Torrefaction Postdoc" in subject line of e-mail application.Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on 22/12/2017All positions are recruited in line with Open, Transparent, Merit (OTM) and Competency based recruitment National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.
7620| D. E. Shaw Research| Postdoctoral Fellowships in Computational Chemistry and Physics at D. E. Shaw Research| D. E. Shaw Research is seeking postdoctoral fellows of exceptional ability to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment. Candidates should have expertise in computational, theoretical, or quantum chemistry, theoretical chemical physics, applied mathematics, or in a relevant area of computer science. Relevant areas of experience might include force field improvement through detailed comparisons of simulation data with NMR measurements or other experimental data, development and implementation of new methodology, such as integrators or efficient approximations of long-range forces, methods for enhanced sampling or free-energy calculations, or tools to efficiently analyze large simulation datasets. Specific knowledge of any of these areas is less critical, however, than outstanding intellectual ability, unusually strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment. We are committed to fostering a stimulating, rewarding, and flexible work environment, and we offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.To submit an application, please use the link provided below: http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/FindAPostDoc/ChemPF-MD. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible. Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.D. E. Shaw Research is committed to building a diverse team. We offer an intellectually rigorous and stimulating work environment that is also supportive, flexible, and welcoming. We do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.
7656| University of Turku, Turku Centre for Biotechnology| Postdoctoral researcher or project researcher to study immunoregulation in Molecular Systems Immunology Group at Turku Centre for Biotechnology| Postdoctoral researcher or project researcher to study immunoregulation in Molecular Systems Immunology Group at Turku Centre for BiotechnologyOur international multidisciplinary research group (https://www.btk.fi/research/molecular-systems-immunology/) led by Academy Professor Riitta Lahesmaa is based at Turku Centre for Biotechnology (the Centre), BioCity Turku, Turku, Finland. We are seeking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher or project researcher with possibility to continue work as a doctoral candidate.Disorders in immune system and lymphocyte function lead to inflammatory diseases e.g. rheumatoid arthritis and Type 1 Diabetes. Project will focus on studying the molecular mechanisms underlying immune mediated diseases aiming at enabling individualized treatment in the future. Description of recruiting organizationMolecular Systems Immunology group aims at understanding the regulation of human immune system to predict, prevent and treat immune mediated disorders. We study epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of T cells and molecular mechanisms of immune mediated diseases such as Type 1 Diabetes.Turku Centre for Biotechnology is a joint research institute of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. The mission of the Centre is to promote high quality research and training. The Centre has excellent state-of-the-art technology platforms and expertise in NGS, epigenomics, proteomics, computational biology and high-end cell imaging. QualificationsSuccessful candidates have:• A relevant doctor’s degree (postdoctoral researcher) or a relevant master’s degree (project researcher) e.g. in life sciences or in biomedicine • High level of motivation, self-initiative and independency• Excellent team work and communication skills in English (both oral and written)• First-rate molecular and cell biology knowledge and skills with a strong background in epigenetics.• Strong publication record in international journals (postdoctoral researcher) at least in one of the following areas: immunology, molecular and cellular biology, autoimmunity, genetics, epigenetics.ApplicationThe salary is in accordance with the University salary system (for teaching and research personnel) level 5 (postdoctoral researcher) where the work specific salary component is 2 865,30 €/month or levels 3-4 (project researcher), where the work specific salary component is 2 181,44-2 475,31 €/month. In addition, there is a share increase based on the personal performance, which is, at most, 46.3% of the base salary. The position starts at earliest on Feb 1st, 2018 (or as agreed). The positions are initially for two-three years. There is a trial period of four months.The deadline for applications is Jan 15th, 2017. A link to the electronic application system can be found from the following link: www.utu.fi/careers . Please include a CV, full publication list, list of selected publications and contact information for three references in your application. In addition postdoctoral researcher applicants should also enclose academic portfolio (http://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/Pages/Coming-to-Work-for-the-University.aspx). For further information on the positions please contact: Prof. Riitta Lahesmaa, e-mail: [email protected] . Enquiries on the application procedure may be directed to human resources specialist Taina Karjalainen, [email protected]
7639| University of Edinburgh, School of Engineering| Research Associate in Multiscale Fluid Dynamics| Research Associate in Multiscale Fluid Dynamics£32,548 - £38,833School of EngineeringReference: 042106A consortium of three internationally-leading UK institutions (Edinburgh University, Warwick University, and Daresbury Laboratory) are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to develop new modelling capabilities for multiscale interfacial fluid dynamics. This is part of a flagship £3.4M EPSRC Programme Grant targeting the multiscale fluid dynamics needed to simulate and design engineering flow systems of the future. This position is to work with Prof Jason Reese, Dr Matthew Borg and Dr Rohit Pillai in the School of Engineering in the University of Edinburgh. The start date is May 2018 (or another date, by arrangement), and is funded for 24 months. More information about the research partnership is at www.micronanoflows.ac.uk.The principal objectives of this postdoc research project are: • to use molecular dynamics simulations to investigate the effect of surface acoustic waves (SAWs) on nanoscale liquid films and droplets;• to develop a hybrid multiscale technique for simulating the acoustowetting of microscale drops, by separating the rapid acoustic effects from the slower hydrodynamics. This problem is relevant to SAW-driven microfluidics, with applications in many industries.You should have a PhD, or equivalent experience, in mechanical or chemical engineering, or physics, or applied mathematics, or computational science. Preference will be given to those with expertise in: molecular dynamics using either LAMMPS or OpenFOAM; the simulation of interfacial phenomena; hybrid multiscale methods for micro/nano fluid dynamics. Candidates invited for interview will be informed no later than two working weeks after the close of applications. This post is based at the University of Edinburgh.Closing date: 12 January 2018Vacancy reference: 042106To apply please click the link below:https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=042106
1040305| Request Technology - Anthony Honquest| Lead Big Data Engineer| Lead Big Data Engineer Chicago, IL $120-140K Prestigious Organization is seeking a Lead Big Data Engineer. This role is responsible for leading efforts of medium to high complexity and critical tracks of delivery of Big Data platforms to make decisions. This includes the development and recommendation of new Big Data systems for analysing data; the coding & development of advanced analytics solutions to make/optimize business decisions and processes; searching for and integrating new tools to improve descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics; and discovery of new technical challenges that can be solved with existing and emerging Big Data hardware and software solutions. As an ideal candidate, you can learn and adapt quickly and are able to use every tool at your disposal-software, algorithms, statistical models, and beyond-to understand and effectively tackle hard problems. You appreciate and are able to navigate the path from ideation through selecting tools, exploring solutions, architecting etc. to an actual implementation of the Idea. You're also an individual who. Embraces a continuously evolving breadth of projects and goals. Dedicates time and interest to learning, teaching, and continuously improving. Desires to contribute concretely to design sessions, analytical discussions, and retrospectives. Innovates and problem-solves by using new modelling techniques or tools. Takes initiative and works efficiently while maintaining a focus on the bigger picture. Effectively communicates learnings and findings with others in the team, leadership and department. Partners closely with technical and non-technical staff to define user and project requirements. Works collaboratively with other team members in pursuit of a common goal. Helps define best practices. Key Responsibilities Make major contributions to the Big Data direction and strategy for the group in partnership with their peers. Executes highly complex functional work tracks for the team. Drives the execution of operational/technical objectives for data analytic outputs and business solutions. Is an active technical leader within the department Partners closely with peers in the department to ensure holistic Big Data solutions for our data science community and analytic users. Develops technical solutions using Big Data techniques in data & analytics processes. Supports Innovation; regularly provides new ideas to help people, process, and technology that interact with analytic ecosystem. Uses, learns, teaches, and supports a wide variety of Big Data and Data Science tools to achieve results (ie, R, ETL Tools, Hadoop, and others). Uses, learns, teaches, and supports a wide variety of programming languages on Big Data and Data Science work (ie Java, C#, Python, and Perl). Trains, develops, and teaches more junior engineers. Job Qualifications 3 - 5 Years of experience or equivalent skills & ability Master's or PhD preferred in a quantitative or scientific field such as computer science, computer engineering or equivocal experience. Experience in using software development to drive data science & analytic efforts. Experience with database & ETL technologies. Experience with various data types (eg Relational, Unstructured, Hierarchical, and Linked Graph Data). Experience in developing, managing, and manipulating large, complex datasets. Proven ability to code and develop prototypes in languages such as Python, Perl, Java, C, R, SQL, and XSLT. Ability to communicate and present advanced technical topics to general audiences. Leading project teams of various skills levels. Understanding of predictive modelling techniques a plus.
7618| Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| Postdoctoral Scientist| Postdoctoral Scientists x 3 – Neurobiology Starting Salary £30,464 to £33,305 per annumMRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a world leader in biological research, with an expanding scientific programme dedicated to understanding gene function in health and disease. It provides an unsurpassed environment for both young and established researchers. Scientists are drawn to the LMB from all over the world, creating a lively and international community for the exchange of ideas and technical innovation.We are looking for 3 Postdoctoral Scientists to join Dr Anne Bertolotti’s pioneering research programme, which focuses on innovative approaches to rescue cells from protein misfolding, a condition at the origin of many human diseases, including neurodegenerative diseases. One of such approaches consist in selective inhibition of phosphatases, an important discovery because phosphatases were thought to be undruggable before this work (see Tsaytler et al., 2011, Science, 332, 91-4; and Das et al., 2015, Science, 348, 239-242, Carrara, M., Sigurdardottir, A., & Bertolotti, A. (2017). Nat Struct Mol Biol, 24(9), 708–716). Dr Anne Bertolotti’s cutting-edge work has gained international recognition and she is the recipient of a prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator Award, to continue this innovative and transformative research. You will join a strong inter-disciplinary team at the LMB which has broad expertise extending from biochemistry, structural, chemical, molecular and cell biology through to transgenic animals models of degenerative diseases. We also have an excellent record of innovative basic research leading to applications in medicine. You will make a significant contribution to a project aimed at capitalizing on our pioneering discoveries on phosphatases. One project will be for a cell biologist with expertise in protein-protein interactions. A second project will be for a cell/molecular biologist interested studying translation regulation using unbiased approaches such as ribosome profiling or polysome profiling and RNAseq. A third project is for a biochemist/biophysicist/structural biologist interested in biochemical and structural studies of phosphatases. Available projects focus on phosphatases and range from biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology and cell biology. Further information about the position may be obtained from Dr Anne Bertolotti– email: [email protected] You will be ambitious, creative and fearless. You will have a PhD molecular or cell biology or biochemistry/biophysics/structural biology or due to complete doctoral studies within 6 months of applying. Relevant experience is required and this must be best attested by at least one impactful publication. Experience with protein-protein interaction in desirable. Experience with ribosome or polysome profiling and RNA seq is desirable. Experience with biochemistry, structural biology is desirable. An interest in chemical biology, signaling and/or stress responses/protein quality control is desirable. You will enjoy interacting with a dynamic interdisciplinary team sharing a passion for science and a commitment to explore the unknown. The successful candidate will be awarded a three-year MRC Career Development Fellowship/MRC Postdoctoral Training Scheme, which is a training and development position for a postdoctoral scientist who has recently completed doctoral studies or is moving into a new research discipline. Your salary is supported by 30 days’ annual leave entitlement, an optional MRC final salary pension scheme and excellent on site sports and social facilities.Working for the MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a final salary pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare membership and excellent holiday entitlement. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers. For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit:http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.ukTo apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/768.If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected] date: 20th December 2017This position is subject to a pre-employment screeningThe Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer
1040206| University of Southern California| Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate| Job description: Postdoctoral Position at the University of Southern California Postdoctoral position is available immediately in Dr. Yang Chai's laboratory at the Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology University of Southern California in Los Angeles. We are interested in the regulation of developmental patterning, organogenesis and mesenchymal stem cells. Our studies will seek to define molecular mechanisms governing both normal and abnormal craniofacial development, providing scientific rationales for future therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat craniofacial birth defects. Education, training, experience: The candidate must have a PhD and be experienced with molecular and developmental biology. For details, please visit Send application, resume and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Yang Chai. EOE/AA.
1040315| Project People| Transfer Printing Process Engineer| Transfer Printing Process EngineerLocation - Ipswich, SuffolkSalary dependent upon experience plus benefitsJob ContextWorking as part of an advanced technology innovation team, this role is responsible for transfer printing process of nanocrystal material and thin film optoelectronic device. It also involves outputting IPR (Integrated Photonics Research) and improving optoelectronic device reliability.Main ResponsibilitiesWork closely with external partners on transfer printing process, transfer know-hows to internal engineering team, execute DoEs for continuous improvement in terms of film quality and process throughput.Define process tolerance, assist in device reliability testing and output testing data.Identifying the process-related key technology and outputting the related IPR.Cooperate with multi-discipline teams, participate inner & out discussion and output technical presentation or documentation as requested.Managing assigned tasks and deliver them to agreed cost and time budgets.Maintaining up-to-date knowledge in areas of expertise and using the knowledge to promote continuous improvement in the work.Liaising with other colleagues.Any other ad hoc duty as requested by the Project Manager.Skills/QualificationsEssential Good experience in thin film opto-electronic device.In-depth knowledge of semiconductor and test methods.Have the capability of studying the new technology.Demonstrable experience of teamwork.Willingness to travel as required on occasion.Flexible attitude to working hours.Desirable Deep understanding of Nano-imprint replication and thin film transfer printing technology.Graduate degree (PhD preferred) in a relevant semiconductor/material/physics/mechanism or device assembly topic. Excellent communication and teamwork spirit.Personal AttributesAble to work calmly under pressure and to tight deadlines.Proactive and innovative team player who is also capable of working independently.Displays a positive approach to working and actively seeks to share ideas and information with colleagues.Able to demonstrate attention to detail.Good communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to ensure prioritisation of workloads dovetails with the needs of the business. Additional InformationCandidates must be eligible to, and hold all relevant finalised paperwork, to live and work in the UK. Copies of Passports and Visas will be requested.Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
7635| University of Canterbury, Geospatial Research Institute (GRI) Toi Hangarau| Postdoctoral Researcher- Geohealth Laboratory| Postdoctoral ResearcherGeohealth Laboratory Geospatial Research Institute (GRI) Toi Hangarau• Full-time (37.5 hours per week)• Fixed-term position to June 2020The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on policy-relevant health research being undertaken within the Geohealth Laboratory (GHL). The collaboration between the UC and the Ministry of Health seeks to build a strategic partnership in the field of health geography, spatial epidemiology and Geographical Information Systems.As the successful candidate, you will have a PhD in a related discipline, along with advanced skills in Geospatial Sciences, excellent communication skills and experience in collaborating with researchers from different disciplines.The Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau, is a broadly-conceived research institute at the University of Canterbury that conducts innovative research across the geospatial research spectrum. Our mission is to provide a national centre of gravity for geospatial research, to provide the underpinning research that enables New Zealand to more fully realize the benefits of spatial information technology.For information about the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau please visit us online at: http://www.science.canterbury.ac.nz/geospatial/The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 21 January 2018 Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.Should you wish to e-mail any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to Nikki Gibbs, Recruitment Coordinator, [email protected] of an academic nature may be made to Professor Simon Kingham, Director of the Geospatial Research Institute and Director of the Geohealth Laboratory, [email protected] candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service: https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nzThe University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.
7655| Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland| Principal Economist (Grade 7)| REF: IRC224440SALARY: £47,749 - £52,334DEPARTMENT: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute Northern Ireland (AFBI)LOCATION: AFBI Newforge, BelfastFurther appointments may be made from this competition should AFBI positions become vacant which have similar duties and responsibilities.For more detailed information and to apply, please go to www.nicsrecruitment.org.uk.Alternatively, an application pack can be requested by contacting:HRConnect, PO Box 1089, The Metro Building, 6-9 Donegall Square South, Belfast, BT1 9EW. Telephone: 0800 1 300 330. Email: [email protected] requests must include your name, address and reference number IRC224440.Completed application forms must be returned to arrive not later than 12:00 noon (UK time) on Friday 12th January 2018.AFBI is an Equal Opportunities EmployerApplications are particularly welcomed from Roman Catholics and females as these groups are currently under-represented within AFBI.ALL APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED STRICTLY ON THE BASIS OF MERIT
7659| Massey University, New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, College of Sciences Auckland| Postdoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Physics| Based at the New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study at Massey University’s Auckland campus, this position of Postdoctoral Fellow will interact closely with ultra-cold atom theory and experimental groups at the University of Otago, Victoria University of Wellington and Auckland University. The scientific environment is further distinguished by an active community of cold-atom and quantum optics researchers in Australasia.As a Postdoctoral Fellow in theoretical physics of quantum gases, you will work on fundamental aspects of quantum many-body dynamics through the project “Topological excitations and gauge theories”. A major goal of the project is to understand the dynamics of vortices in solitons in quantum gases under the influence of artificial spin-orbit coupling and in particular in the context of topological superfluid phases where solitons and vortices host Majorana quasiparticle excitations. You will approach the problem with a combination of analytical and numerical tools of theoretical physics.This position is funded by the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonics and Quantum Technology, a national Centre of Research Excellence, and as a successful applicant, you will enjoy access to the facilities and programs of the Centre. This position is one of several available in the Dodd-Walls Centre and PhD scholarships are available as well. See details at http://doddwalls.ac.nzYou should have a PhD in theoretical physics and publications in high-quality journals. Previous experience with theory of ultra-cold atomic gases, quantum many-body theory, nonlinear dynamics, stochastic field simulations, computational methods (QMC, quantum dynamics), or integrable systems will be a plus. However, we may also consider applicants with a different background.Applications must include a cover letter, full CV, and the names of at least three references. Enquiries about this position should be addressed to the project leader Professor Joachim Brand [email protected] date: 20 January 2018Reference number: A395-17MAFor further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/
1040316| Scope AT Limited| Senior Python Developer| Senior Python Developer My client, a leading financial services firm, are looking for a Senior Python Developer to join the market risk analysis team responsible for delivering improvements on data delivery and risk analysis systems. Candidates with a strong educational background (MSc/PhD preferred) and excellent skills around python, data structures and algorithms ideally in a financial services environment will be successful in this role. Key Skills Python Pandas, NumPy and SciPy NoSQL databases eg. MongoDb ETL and data pipelining Big Data Linux
1040299| RM IT Professional Resources AG| Packaging&Device Expert| Packaging & Device Expert wanted for our Basel based client in the pharmaceutical sector.Your experience/skills:PhD or Dipl. Ing. in Mechanical Engineering or Pharmaceutical Technology with at least 5 years professionalism in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Manufacturing Science and Technology or Technical Development in assembly and secondary packaging projectsSolid understanding of product processes and strong working knowledge of applied statistics, quality systems and regulatory requirements across multiple health authoritiesPervasive comprehension of standard device and packaging analytical testingFamiliarity with design control, documentation, risk management and processes such as DMR (Device Master Record), DHF (Design History File), pFMEA, Design Verification, and URS (User Requirement Specifications)Competent handling of 21 CFR part 210/211, 21 CFR part 4/820 and ISO 13485, ISTA, ASTM and EMA medical device directivesLanguages: fluent English both written and spoken, German would be an assetYour tasks:Providing technical expertise from commercial point of view during device development stages and process commercializationContributing analysis of technology, capacity and skills by performing interfunctional evaluationsManaging technical launch activities for assembly and packaging at involved sites in addition to specifying and monitoring project scope and timingAssuring that all activities are performed according to current processes and standardsDefining assembly and packaging equipment designStart: 02/2018 Duration: 6MM+ Location: Basel, Switzerland Ref.Nr.: BH12101Does this sound like an interesting and challenging opportunity to you? Then take the next step by sending us your CV as a Word document and a 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 questionsFinding an apartmentHealth - and social insuranceWork permit and much more
7661| Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)| Postdoctoral Fellowships| ESRC are pleased to announce the introduction of a Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) Scheme aimed at those in the immediately postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and professional skills.The PDF call forms part of ESRC’s strategy to supporting early career researchers and will be delivered through our national network of Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs).The call is open to applicants who have completed their PhD at a research organisation that is part of a DTP or CDT and who are within 12 months of completing their PhD. At the submission deadline, the applicant must either have been awarded a PhD or have submitted their thesis and passed their viva voce with minor corrections, with the expectation that the PhD will be awarded by the fellowship start date.Call specification, FAQs, and application form will be available on the DTP/CDT websites. All applicants must submit a completed proposal along with the required attachments by 16:00 on 23 March 2018 to the DTP or CDT they are applying to. Each DTP / CDT will peer review the proposals and make funding decisions on behalf of ESRC by June 2018.For further information about which DTPs and CDTs are participating in the first round, please see the ESRC website.
7625| Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| Postdoctoral Scientist - Structural Studies - Dr Julian Gough - LMB 718| Postdoctoral Scientist – Computational GenomicsStarting Salary £30,464 to £33,305 per annum MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UKWe are looking for somebody to join the group of Dr Julian Gough to work on a project funded by AstraZeneca to work on Blue Skies research on cell fate control in murine models of immune oncology and lung repair. We have created a system ‘Mogrify’ based on cellular networks to predict transcription factors for reprogramming one human cell type into another (Rackham et al. Nature Genetics 2016). This has been experimentally validated by proving several novel conversions, and we are validating many more. Working closely with AstraZeneca murine models of immune oncology and lung repair we will investigate the use of small molecules for cell reprogramming in mouse. The work is anticipated to be predominantly computational and theoretical but will also include laboratory work in transcriptomics.Candidates will be highly motivated, have a PhD in a relevant subject, and have an aptitude for theoretical work and data analysis. Candidates should have experience of and ability to perform techniques relevant to the project. Particularly useful would be experience of computational research. The post is available to applicants with varying computational experience. Applicants with no formal training in computational or mathematical work but who enjoy it, have self-taught to a high level, the aptitude and are keen to learn will be considered, if they have other complimentary biological qualifications, knowledge and experience. Conversely computer or technical scientists with no formal training in molecular biology will be considered if they have a powerful interest and motivation in molecular biology and are driven to learn.The successful applicant will be awarded a 2 year Career Development Fellowship/MRC Postdoctoral Training Scheme. The fellowship is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, or is moving into a new research discipline. There will also be the opportunity to work closely with AstraZeneca.Working for the MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a final salary pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare membership and excellent holiday entitlement. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare vouchers. The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is one of the birthplaces of molecular biology and is an internationally renowned centre for fundamental biomedical research. The LMB has a strong track record in training Postdoctoral Fellows who have gone on to become leading Scientists. We also have an excellent record of innovative basic research leading to applications in medicine. Scientists are drawn to the LMB from all over the world, thus creating a lively and international community for the exchange of ideas and technical innovation. For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit:http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk Informal enquires are encouraged and may be made to Julian Gough at; [email protected] apply and access full details of the vacancy please visit our job board at https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/772. If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected] .Closing date: 2 January 2018Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening. The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme
7650| University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science| A postdoctoral position at the University of South Bohemia: New insights into niche partitioning of coexisting terrestrial orchids: functional traits shaping orchid-fungus interactions| We are seeking one highly motivated postdoc to join a project aiming at identification of the factors underlying co-existence and niche partitioning of orchids in species-rich habitats of two climatically different regions by exploration of functional traits of orchids and their mycorrhizal fungi. Project description: Plant species can co-exist under natural conditions due to niche partitioning and an association with mycorrhizal fungi is one way to differentiate resources. Orchids critically rely on mycorrhiza during life cycle, and coexistence may be strongly contingent on the functional traits (FT) of their symbionts. Congruently, co-occurring orchids tend to associate with distinct mycorrhizal communities. It is however unclear to what extent orchid mycorrhizal fungi differ in ecological strategies and corresponding FT to enable effective niche partitioning. We will explore FT of orchid-fungus communities in species-rich habitats of two climatically different regions (Czech Rep. and Southern France) with special focus on enzymatic activity and nutrient utilization of fungi, mycorrhizal specificity under different conditions and presence of endohyphal bacteria. Using bipartite network modelling and multivariate statistical models we will describe the network structure and co-variation of FT of both symbiotic partners. The FT of orchid mycorrhizal fungi will be explored in such a complex approach for the first time.Responsibilities: the applicant will lead fieldwork in the Czech Rep. and France mainly during the first year of the grant project, will participate in isolation of OrM fungi into culture and their molecular identification, will carry out tests of orchid-fungus specificity in situ and in vitro, will focus on in vitro assessment of fungal traits such as fungal growth rate, enzymatic activity and fungus chemistry, and will take part in data analyses and manuscript writing. Research environment: The research is funded by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic for years 2018-2020. The position will be based at the Department of Biology of Ecosystems at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. The project will be supervised by a team of six researchers (team leader Assoc. Prof. Jana Jersáková – symbiotic interactions, Assoc. Prof. Petr Šmilauer – statistician, Dr. Jiří Bárta – soil microbiologist, all from University of South Bohemia, Dr. Jan Ponert – plant physiologist from Charles University in Prague, Dr. Petr Kohout – mycorrhizal research at Microbiological Inst. of Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague and senior researcher Dr. Bertrand Schatz – symbiotic interactions, from the CEFE-CNRS, Montpellier, France), other team members involved are two postdocs (Helene Vogt-Schilb and Tamara Těšitelová) and two PhD. students. The team will access various facilities of University of South Bohemia, Microbiological Inst. of Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, Charles University and CEFE-CNRS according to project needs.Required skills:- a Ph.D. degree in the relevant field (in early spring 2018 at the latest)- ability to work as a team member, but also being independent- reasonable publication record - driving license- fluency in English, both written and spoken- skills in techniques used in mycorrhizal research is an advantage- basic background in molecular tools (PCR, RFLP, cloning), knowledge of next generation sequencing methods is an advantageDuration: This position would ideally start from February 2018, latest start in April 2018 and will last till December 2020.Salary and other conditions: salary on the basis of local standards, including health insurance and social advantages. Monthly 27 000 CZK brutto, 250,000 CZK net annual income. There is possibility to increase the salary with variable remuneration determined by employee performance. The cost of living in the Czech Republic is generally low compared to other countries in Europe (http://www.studyin.cz/living-costs/).How to apply: Prepare a cover letter explaining your interest in the position. Give the names and email addresses of one to two people with first-hand knowledge of your skills and past research experience. Add a curriculum vitae including a publication list (3 pages maximum). Send your completed application in a single pdf file to the principal investigator ([email protected]). Call for applications open until the position is filled. For full consideration, apply by 31. January 2018. After pre-selection, an interview will be organized, if necessary by Internet.
1040298| WA Consultants| Applied Computer Vision and Robotics Engineer| My client is a rapidly growing technology company with aspirations to do things differently and make a positive global impact. With a focus on customer value and an entrepreneurial attitude, it applies science to real-life problems to deliver cutting edge solutions into multiple sectors.My client is working on a number of exciting robotics projects for customers around the world. I am looking for talented, creative engineers and scientists to join their small but expanding robotics research group. In this role you will be responsible for leading the technical development of novel hardware and software system and suggesting improvements for existing system. The role will require the ability to design, implement and test Real Time algorithms to enable robotic systems to interact with dynamic environments.I am looking for people that are enthusiastic team players who delight in finding novel solutions to tough problems and then breathing life into their ideas. In addition to these fundamental characteristics, you will have:A desire to lead by example and a proactive attitude to solving problems (Formal management experience not necessary).The ability to break a complicated idea down into smaller, simpler components that can be delegated to the team.Experience of implementing and modifying algorithms, preferably in computer vision/roboticsExperience of integrating code into physical/Real Time systems. Experience with ROS desirable.Good general technical knowledge and an active interest in technology trendsSound programming skills in C++ and ability to work with higher level languages such as Matlab and PythonFamiliarity with an R&D environment, gained in either an academic (PhD) or commercial contextAn excellent degree in a relevant discipline.Practical experience implementing robotic arms as part of an integrated solution would be beneficial.This is a really excting company to work for and there is so much interesting technology and innovation happening - for more information, apply below - or give me a call for a chat! WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
7619| D. E. Shaw Research| Postdoctoral Fellowships in Computational Chemistry and Biology at D. E. Shaw Research| D. E. Shaw Research is seeking postdoctoral fellows of exceptional ability to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment. Candidates should have expertise in computational biophysics or chemistry, structural biology, drug discovery, or in a relevant area of computer science. Relevant areas of experience might include direct application of molecular dynamics or other computational methods to drug discovery, investigation of allosteric interactions or other functionally important conformational changes in biological molecules, structure prediction or design for proteins or RNA, study of protein–protein or protein–nucleic acid interactions, or study of fundamental biophysical problems, such as protein and RNA folding. Specific knowledge of any of these areas is less critical, however, than outstanding intellectual ability, unusually strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment. We are committed to fostering a stimulating, rewarding, and flexible work environment, and we offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.To submit an application, please use the link provided below: http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/FindAPostDoc/ChemPF-AD. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible. Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.D. E. Shaw Research is committed to building a diverse team. We offer an intellectually rigorous and stimulating work environment that is also supportive, flexible, and welcoming. We do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.
7651| CeMM| Post-doctoral Fellow in DNA damage response and repair| The DNA repair and genomic stability laboratory of Joanna Loizou at CeMM seeks a highly motivated, efficient and ambitious postdoctoral fellow. The focus of the group is to understand how DNA damage is signaled and repaired, in physiology and disease (http://cemm.at/research/groups/joanna-i-loizou-group/publications/). The Project You will lead and drive a project focusing on the DNA damage response and DNA repair, in the maintenance of genome stability. In particular, the project will focus on the identification of regulatory factors and pathways for DNA repair (Moder et al, 2017; Mazouzi et al, 2017), and will leverage cutting edge technologies in the fields of next generation sequencing, chemical biology and proteomics. This project fits in with the overall group aim to understand how DNA repair pathways function to prevent disease. Your Profile You should have obtained a PhD (acquired by the start date) in the relevant subject area and have knowledge of molecular and/or cellular biology. Previous experience in the field of DNA repair and peer reviewed first author publications are an advantage for this position. You love to communicate, to collaborate, to connect with different scientific disciplines and to contribute to multidisciplinary and multicultural teams. The Lab The Loizou laboratory is a fully equipped molecular biology laboratory embedded in a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative molecular medicine research environment that provides state-of-the-art mass-spectrometry, bioinformatics, automated biological screening platforms and animal facilities, including BSL2 suites. The Institute www.cemm.at CeMM is a flagship institute for biomedical research in the heart of Europe, Vienna. We are committed to highest scientific standards as exemplified by recent publications in top journals including Nature, Science and Cell. CeMM offers a uniquely dynamic, collaborative (http://cemm.at/career/why-work-at-cemm/collaborative-work-environment/) and international environment and is located in a beautiful building at the center of the Medical University campus, within walking distance of Vienna’s historical city center. CeMM has been ranked among the top-5 best places to work in academia (http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/01/best-places-to-work-academia-2012). Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live in. It is a United Nations city with a large English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 different nationalities are represented at the institute. We are convinced that diversity and a multicultural work environment are clear advantages for successful 2/2 CeMM Forschungszentrum für Molekulare Medizin GmbH der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Lazarettgasse 14, AKH BT 25.3, 1090 Wien, Austria, Tel. +43-1/40160-70011, [email protected], www.cemm.at research and are committed to attract, develop, and advance the most talented individuals regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or any other dimension of diversity. Why you want to join our team: • You want to pursue meaningful research projects at the highest level in an inspiring and international working environment. • You want to be part of the next generation of scientists that shape the future of medicine and value our numerous possibilities for personal and professional growth. • You appreciate our young and dynamic working atmosphere and the possibility to join our cultural, social and sports activities. • We are happy to provide help and assistance to all our employees, their spouses and family members in terms of visa and relocation procedures, dual-career and childcare services, and others. Funding The salary for this position is paid according to the FWF – Austrian Science Fund - salary scheme. This is an annual salary of approximately 50,000 EUR (gross) (http://www.fwf.ac.at/fileadmin/files/Dokumente/Personalkostensaetze/personnel-costs-2017.pdf). Initial funding is available, but we will encourage and support you in your application for your own post-doctoral fellowship. Application Details — Please apply online with a cover letter describing your career goals and explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this position, your detailed curriculum vitae and contact details of 2-3 referees. Please upload your full application here: https://cemm.jobbase.io/job/n7hmm4q0wuqiqbw4kn2xqvq1ls9xgzh Ideally, you should please submit one PDF file containing all of your application documents. The initial application deadline is 10th of January 2018 but the call will remain open until the position is filled. Candidates will be contacted by us on a rolling basis.
1040312| Kite Blue| Quantitative Risk Analyst - OTC FX, Calypso, VaR - Financial Services| Quantitative Risk Analyst OTC FX, Calypso, VaR Financial Services Quantitative Risk Analyst is required to join a world renowned Financial Services organisation and be responsible for the strategic Risk Methodology development, specifically focussing on new OTC FX products and services in a post trade environment. This position will be based in Frankfurt, and will be offering up to 80,000. This is an integral new position to the organisation and you will carry out key tasks including the identification and consolidation of market trends, customer and market behaviours in relation to risk management for OTC FX derivatives. You will produce and maintain VaR models and risk models, risk concepts and quantitative approaches to margin methodologies. You will also perform quantitative analysis surrounding existing and new risk models specifically for FX derivatives. There will be a focus on the analysis of risk management of new products, with a lot of interaction with IT, getting involved in strategic project work. Essential requirements: Extensive experience in the modelling and risk management of financial instruments. Experience surrounding options pricing. Experience in programming preferably Python or C++. Msc./PhD in a quantitative discipline (or equivalent). This is the opportunity to join a growing, global financial services organisation. This is a live, and urgent requirement. Applications will be reviewed immediately, so if you feel you have the required skill sets, please do apply within. Kite Consulting Group - Recruiting A Players & Innovation Through People Winners of Recruitment Agency of The Year 2017 and Best Banking/Financial Services Agency 2016 & 2017. We believe in maximising recruitment ROI by ensuring that our clients hire an A-Player every time and our candidates have access to the best jobs across Financial Market Infrastructure, Banking and Fintech as well as Real Estate Technology & PropTech. We specialise in recruiting top performers across IT & Technology, Change Management, Controls and Business Operations contract, permanent and executive search.
1040289| Amoria Bond Ltd| Biostatistician - Utrecht (6-12 months)| Biostatistician - Utrecht (6-12 months) Amoria Bond is currently looking for an experienced Biostatistician to join one of our clients in Utrecht for a 6-12 months contract. Our client is a medium sized pharma organisation with strong expansion plans for the upcoming months. The company focuses on researching, developing and manufacturing new medicinal drugs and is looking for someone with strong experience to support their team and provide guiding strategies for the clinical data process from start to end. The role is office based and our client is looking for someone who can bring creativity and out of the box ideas to the table. This is a hands-on and exciting role for a proactive individual who can hit the ground running and exceed within their own capacity. The ideal candidate would have: - Experience working as a biostatistician in the Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences industry - Degree level education (MSc/PhD) in statistics or a related field - Knowledge of relevant IT software used to conduct data analysis (SAS) - Knowledge of clinical data evaluation and relevant data evaluation tolls, mixed models, stats & knowledge in data science - An independent, professional and reliable work approach - Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written. The role involves the following tasks: - Providing statistical expertise as well as SAS programming insight - Workflow optimization - Gathering of high quality clinical datasets - Independent evaluation and analysis of clinical data sets - Create medical/statistical reports based on the results of data analysis - Establish inter department communication with other relevant stakeholder Interested? If you think you meet the requirements for this position then apply to this post or send me your CV (in Word format) directly to (see below) Key search terms: Biostatistician, Statistician, Data Management, Clinical Data, Clinical Data Manager, Clinical Data Analyst, Clinical Statistician, Clinical Analyst, Research Analyst, Research Data, PhD, Master, Bachelor, Interim, contract-based, Freelance, project, temporary, Utrecht Disclaimer: Amoria Bond operates as an employment agency and employment business. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and experience, and we confirm that we are happy to accept applications from persons of any age and experience for this role.
7649| TU Delft| Post-doc: 3D Dosimetry of Proton Beams| Post-doc: 3D Dosimetry of Proton BeamsFaculty/department Applied SciencesLevel PhD degreeMaximum employment 38 hours per week (1 FTE)Duration of contract 2 yearsSalary scale €2984 to €4084Applied Sciences The Faculty of Applied Sciences is the largest faculty of TU Delft, with around 550 scientists, a support staff of 250 and 1,800 students. The faculty conducts fundamental, application-oriented research and offers scientific education at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels. The faculty is active in the fields of Life and Health Science & Technology, Nanoscience, Chemical Engineering, Radiation Science & Technology, and Applied Physics. The Reactor Institute Delft (RID) and the research department Radiation Science and Technology (RST) jointly form the Dutch national centre for academic research and education on the production and use of ionising radiation. The department's research programme focuses on applications related to health and sustainable energy.Physics-driven innovations in medicine are at the heart of the Medical Physics and Technology (MP&T) section. Our research mission is to develop better methods and technologies for the personalised diagnosis and treatment of disease, focusing on radiation-based approaches in medical imaging and radiation oncology. The group is closely involved in the R&D programme of the Holland Proton Therapy Centre (HollandPTC), located right next door. Research topics include advanced technologies for proton therapy, new instruments for in vivo molecular imaging, novel computational approaches in treatment planning, and the study of radiation interaction at the macroscopic and molecular level. The present project is performed in collaboration with the Applied Radiation and Isotopes (ARI) section of RST. Job description Uveal melanoma (UV) is the most common primary malignant tumour of the eye, affecting more than 4500 patients annually in Europe alone. Proton therapy (PT) is capable of performing highly local irradiation and is one of the main eye-sparing treatments. The PROTONS4vision consortium, involving Leiden University Medical Centre (www.lumc.nl), Erasmus Medical Centre (www.erasmusmc.nl), and the TU Delft, is developing novel, MRI-based technologies to improve tumour localisation, therapy planning, and image-guided PT of UMs. The successful candidate will develop a phantom that mimics the human eye and its (in)voluntary motion. The phantom will be filled with a tissue-equivalent radiofluorescent gel dosimeter, to fully map the 3D dose deposition within the eyeball, tumour, and sensitive structures. You will use the phantom to validate the full chain of imaging, planning, and dose delivery techniques developed within PROTONS4vision. Requirements We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative researcher motivated to push the limits in medical physics and technology in close collaboration with colleagues from other institutions. Requirements include a PhD in Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Physical Chemistry, or an adjacent field. Experience in optical imaging techniques and/or radiation dosimetry is an advantage. Excellent English and communication skills are requested. You should possess a pro-active, independent, problem-solving, and result-oriented work attitude. You are expected to publish and participate in international conferences. Conditions of employment The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers child care and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. Information and application For more information about this position, please contact Dr. D.R. Schaart, e-mail: [email protected] Applications should include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position, CV, publication list, and the names and contact details of three references. Please address your application to Dr. Schaart and e-mail it by 31 January 2018 to Ms. A.M. Nieuwesteeg, [email protected] applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number TNWRST17-070.
7652| Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine| Research Assistant/Post-Doctoral Research Associate| Research Assistant/ Post - Doctoral Research Associate (Ref 557-17)Vector BiologyBiological SciencesSalary: RA - £28,098 to £32,548 per annum PDRA - £33,518 to £38,833 per annum Full Time, Fixed Term for 36 monthsBased in Liverpool with regular overseas travelThe Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, LSTM aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics. As part of its efforts to improve the control of vector borne diseases, the Department of Vector Biology at LSTM continues to grow and diversify, encompassing new disciplines and working with an increasing number of partners. We have recently been awarded a grant by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), to form a major new partnership between Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Malawi and the UK to increase the impact of vector control. The Partnership for Increasing the Impact of Vector Control (PIIVeC) brings together leading research institutes and national disease control programmes from these three African countries to develop evidence based solutions for integrated vector control and to strengthen the links between the demand and supply of evidence at the national and global level. The project has a strong emphasis on capacity strengthening and will support a number of research fellows and also work with national institutes to increase the resilience of African nations to respond to outbreaks of vector borne disease. LSTM is seeking a Research Assistant/ Post-Doctoral Research Associate with a background in health policy research and an interest in vector control. The post holder will map out the existing health policy and systems research on vector control policy-making in Africa, and rapidly develop research protocols to identify facilitators and barriers to strengthening evidence based vector control in our focus countries. You will work with partners to conduct policy analyses, obtain ethical approvals, identify suitable collaborators (e.g. to assist with data collection/analysis), conduct desk based research, collect and analyse primary data and write up results for publication. Working with the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) you will communicate the research findings and recommendations to policy makers and implementers in the partner countries. In addition, you will work with other PIIVeC partners to help them frame their research in the appropriate policy/systems context. Accelerating research uptake, evidence synthesis and capability strengthening are all important issues in health policy and systems research, and you will be expected to liaise closely with PIIVeC staff responsible for these aspects to ensure coherence and to maximise opportunities for synergies across the programme. The programme has scope to arrange secondments to key global agencies and your work will be influential in establishing the nature and goals of these secondments. If you want to be appointed as the Research Assistant, you must possess a MSc; and a PhD if you want to apply for the Post-Doctoral Research Associate, in a relevant field (e.g. health policy and systems research, health economics, politics, anthropology, sociology) with an enthusiasm for conducting applied research into complex real-world issues. The ability to rapidly scope out and articulate critical research questions and work collaboratively to complete and communicate research findings is essential. Experience in conducting mixed methods research in a low-income country context is desired. The candidate must be able to work productively as part of a multi-cultural, multidisciplinary team. A working knowledge of French is highly desirable for this role. The post will be based in Liverpool with visits to the collaborating institutions in Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Malawi. Travel to US/Geneva based agencies will also be required and there is potential for an overseas secondment. Further details of this post can be found by visiting our website at: https://www.lstmed.ac.uk/research-assistantpost-doctoral-research-associate-0Closing Date: 21st January 2018LSTM actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy
7658| The Institute of Cancer Research| Postdoctoral Fellow with an interest in Clonal Evolution and Bioinformatics| Closing Date: 26/01/2018 Location: SuttonDivision: Clinical StudiesTeam: Paediatric Solid Tumour Biology and TherapeuticsVacancy Type: Full timeType of Contract: Fixed TermLength of Contract: 3 yearsHours per Week : 35Salary Range: £30,410 - £37,383The 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 FRS, 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.The new Centre for Evolution and Cancer within the Institute of Cancer Research is supported by a Strategic Award from the Wellcome Trust. We focus on interrogating clonal evolution in tumours by studying the dynamics of heterogeneous cancer cell populations and their microenvironment. We make use of multi-region genomic profiling, single-cell genetics, computational histopathological analysis and mathematical modelling to reconstruct the past evolutionary history of tumours and predict their future. In the context of a collaboration between Prof Louis Chesler, leader of the Paediatric Solid Tumour Biology and Therapeutics team at the ICR, and Dr Andrea Sottoriva’s Evolutionary Genomics and Modelling Team within the Centre for Evolution and Cancer, we are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Training Fellow with expertise in cancer genomics and evolutionary modelling of cancer. The project involves the study of clonal evolution in childhood cancers over time during treatment using longitudinal sampling. The successful candidate will be responsible for analysing the data based on whole-exome, whole-genome and targeted next-generation sequencing, and designing mathematical and statistical models to interpret the results in light of tumour evolution. The ultimate the aim is understanding fundamental underlying dynamics of progression and treatment resistance in childhood malignancies. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact within a heterogeneous environment of biologists, clinicians, computer scientists and mathematicians within the ICR. The responsibilities include bioinformatics analysis of next-generation sequencing data and, crucially, the development of mathematical and statistical models of tumour evolution. The successful candidate will work closely with a diverse team to formulate hypotheses and validate predictions using quantitative genomic assays. Applicants should have a good first degree in mathematics, computer science, statistics or similar and a PhD in computational modelling, bioinformatics or similar. Applicants must have experience with modelling dynamical systems and have a good publication record. Experience in developing statistical models for data analysis is highly desirable. Having worked with large scale genomic datasets such as The Cancer Genome Atlas would also be highly desirable. Excellent organizational and communication skills are essential. Informal enquiries can be made to Prof Louis Chesler ([email protected]) or Dr Andrea Sottoriva ([email protected]).Please DO NOT send your application via email, formal applications must be submitted online via the ICR website, please click to apply below.

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