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7147| Institute of Food Research, Gut Health and Food Safety Programme| Research Scientist| Applications are invited for a Research Scientist to work on a 3 year project in the Gut Health and Food Safety Programme at the Institute of Food Research, investigating the metabolism of sialic acid by gut bacteria. The post-holder will carry out in vitro work (anaerobic cultures, heterologous expression, enzymatic assays), in vivo colonisation (mouse models) and contribute to carbohydrate (NMR, HPLC, MS) and microbiome analyses (16S sequencing). A PhD degree in Biological Sciences and previous research experience in molecular biology, microbiology and protein/carbohydrate chemistry is essential. The post-holder will work closely with collaborators on the Norwich Research Park involved in the project. In addition to the proposed experimental work, the post-holder will contribute to the research by interacting with Research Scientists and PhD students in the Juge Group, writing-up reports and publications, and presenting at relevant meetings and Conferences. The post-holder will also be encouraged to join public engagement activities. In addition, they will benefit from regular BBSRC-sponsored training courses in career development and transferable skills. In 2018, research teams from IFR, the University of East Anglia’s Faculty of Science and Norwich Medical School and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals’ gastrointestinal endoscopy facility will integrate into the Quadram Institute, a new interdisciplinary research institute at the forefront of a new era in food and health research at the heart of the Norwich Research Park. (http://quadram.ac.uk/).Salary on appointment will be within the range £30,750 to £37,750 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This post is for a contract of 3 years. For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site http://jobs.ifr.ac.uk or contact Human Resources, Norwich BioScience Institutes Partnership, Norwich Bioscience Institutes, Norwich, NR4 7UA, UK, 01603 450462 quoting reference 1003190.We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society. The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values. To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy. The closing date for applications will be 7th March 2017. The Institute of Food Research is a registered charity (No 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
7128| University of Oxford, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine| Research Associate in Advanced Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Applications| We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident individual experienced in cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) to work in Professor Stefan Piechnik’s team in the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR) at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. You will undertake an important project standardising a selection of protocols and advanced cardiac mapping techniques for immediate clinical applications. This unique role will be crucial in the promotion of new CMR methods and their translation into clinical practice. Your main responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining a network of support for end-users of these methods in a variety of settings both internal and external to the University. You will invent new and streamline old approaches and procedures in data analysis suitable for translation into appropriate software, tools and pipelines as well as identify and manage the practical issues in handling large data sets. You will hold (or be close to obtaining) a PhD in Physics, Computer Science or a relevant discipline with proven skills in numerical methods implementation and programming. Experience in image interpretation and analysis is also essential, preferably in a clinical research setting. In addition, the post demands excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills to facilitate interaction with a wide range of healthcare professionals promoting method uptake and providing method-specific support for cardiac MR end-users. This full time post is funded by the National Institute of Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and is available from 1st April 2017 for 2 years in the first instance. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online; you will be required to upload a supporting statement and a copy of your CV as part of your online application. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below.Only applications received before midday on Friday 3rd March 2017 can be considered.Interviews are anticipated to take place in the week commencing 20th March 2017.The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
7124| Medical Research Council, Toxicology Unit| MRC Postdoctoral Scientist| MRC Postdoctoral Scientist Medical Research Council -Toxicology Unit, LeicesterSalary range: £30,162 - £31,099 per annum plus allowances*Fixed term for three years (funded by BBSRC)We are looking to appoint a postdoctoral scientist specialising in RNA biology and biochemical techniques to join the MicroRNA Regulation of Gene Expression Group led by Prof. Martin Bushell to work on a project to determine the mechanism by which microRNAs control gene-expression.MicroRNAs have emerged as a major mechanism of gene regulation in metazoans, controlling the expression of approximately 60% of all protein encoding genes. These non-coding RNA molecules are ~21 nucleotides in length and exert their activity by base-pairing with specific mRNAs (normally within the 3'UTR) inhibiting gene expression at the post-transcriptional level. Since their discovery, numerous studies have documented the fundamental roles of these small RNA molecules in virtually all aspects of life and disease. However, the mechanisms by which these molecules function to repress gene-expression has remained unclear and controversial. The aims of this project are to resolve and understand the mechanistic heart of the miRNA-repression apparatus, to finally understand how repression is achieved. Using a variety of biochemical approaches you will investigate the role of the helicases in miRNA-repression, the goal being to reconstitute the repressive hub and determine the role of the helicases in this process using an array of RNA-Seq experiments and molecular biology approaches.You will have been awarded (or in the final stages of obtaining) a PhD in biological sciences, have experience in RNA-Seq methodologies, cloning, western blotting, qPCR and immunoprecipitation. Experience of mammalian tissue culture, in vitro RNA synthesis, and bioinformatics would be an advantage. You will be committed to working at a highly competitive level, able to communicate scientific ideas effectively and have published (or about to publish) in a peer-reviewed journal.The Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, located at the University of Leicester, is an internationally renowned institution delivering field-changing mechanistic insights into toxicology and disease. The Unit is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and offers excellent opportunities for postdoctoral development. The Unit is expected to relocate to the University of Cambridge during 2019.Choosing to come to work at the MRC means that you will have access to a whole host of benefits from a final salary pension scheme and excellent holiday entitlement to access to employee shopping/travel discounts and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers, as well as the chance to put the MRC on your CV in the future.For full details of this post and to complete an online application, visit https://mrc.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/appcentre-1/candidate/postings/480 and upload your CV along with a covering letter. Please quote reference TOX 439.Closing date for applications: 28 February 2017The MRC is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Final appointments will be subject to pre-employment screening.The MRC Toxicology Unit is a member of Athena Swan.* For those who have only recently completed their doctoral studies (or who may be more experienced and moving into a new research discipline or with limited experience of key transferable skills) you will be given the choice upon appointment of undertaking the MRC Post-Doctoral Training Scheme which provides you with personal allowances of £1,000 initial settlement plus an annual training allowance of £850 increasing to £1,300 in year two, and £1,800 in the third year.
7171| CeMM - Center for Molecular Medicine| Postdoc bioinformatic modeling & systems biology of JAK-STAT signaling, leading consortium-wide analyses| Postdoc bioinformatic modeling & systems biology of JAK-STAT signaling, leading consortium-wide analysesA consortium of universities and research institutes in Vienna (Austria) recently received a large grant aimed at making JAK-STAT signaling the most comprehensively characterized signaling pathway. To lead integrative analysis of various high-throughput data types, we are recruiting two bioinformatics postdocs with an interest in systems biology, functional genomics/epigenomics, prote-omics, or pathway modeling.Our group is part of the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. We com-bine a strong background in computational biology and bioinformatic methods development with a high-throughput laboratory, which allows us to validate computational predictions experimentally. We work closely with physicians at the Vienna General Hospital and the Medical University of Vienna, seeking to translate bioinformatic discoveries into novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.The Project (http://www.jak-stat.at/)The JAK-STAT signaling pathway is central to cellular homeostasis and development, and it controls inflammation, infection and can-cer. The Viennese JAK-STAT community recently attracted funding from the Austrian Science Fund for a Special Research Programme (SFB) on JAK-STAT signaling, chromatin remodeling, and disease. This new project consortium builds upon long-standing collaborations and provides a productive, tightly interconnected network for interdisciplinary investigation of the complexities of mammalian gene regulation. It is hosted by the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (www.vetmeduni.ac.at; Richard Moriggl, Mathias Müller, Ve-ronika Sexl) and involves CeMM, Austrian Academy of Sciences (www.cemm.at; Christoph Bock), MFPL, University of Vienna (www.mfpl.ac.at; Thomas Decker) and the Medical University of Vienna (www.meduniwien.ac.at; Sylvia Knapp). The consortium will investigate principles that underlie switches in transcription directed by the chromatin landscape and 3D structure, such as those that occur in normal and aberrant development, in the reaction to infection, and in carcinogenesis. Consortium members have expertise in areas as comprising immunity, inflammation, hematopoietic malignancies, pharmacogenomics, epigenetics, bioinformatics, ‘disease-tailored’ mouse models, and genome editing. The consortium’s mission is to pave the way for novel therapeutic possibilities, especially with regard to personalized medicine. The Candidate(s)We are looking for highly motivated and academically outstanding candidates who want to advance their scientific career in the field of bioinformatics and computational systems biology. A strong candidate may have a background in the computational sciences (bioin-formatics, statistics, physics, engineering, etc.) and some prior experience with collaborative research in high-throughput biology. In the same way, we are considering applicants with a background in medicine or in biology (e.g., functional genomics, chemical biology, human genetics, molecular medicine, etc.) who have strong quantitative skills and a keen interest in pursuing systems medicine pro-jects. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to pursue bioinformatic methods development and lead consortium-wide analyses at the cutting edge of molecular systems biology. They will be trained by the entire consortium and associated faculty, em-powering them to make major contributions to future of pathway-driven personalized medicine. The available computational re-sources, massive-scale datasets, and bioinformatic mentoring will give them the freedom to explore new approach to computational systems biology. Postdoc salaries will follow the guidelines of the Austrian Science Fund (https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs).The Principal Investigator (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9qSsTcIAAAAJ) Christoph Bock is a principal investigator at CeMM. He is also a guest professor at the Medical University of Vienna’s Department for Laboratory Medicine, scientific coordinator of the Biomedical Sequencing Facility at CeMM, and an adjunct group leader for bioinfor-matics at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics. Christoph Bock obtained his PhD summa cum laude from Saarland University and the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in 2008, followed by three years of postdoctoral research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Har-vard, where he contributed to the NIH Roadmap Epigenomics project. He has been a principal investigator of BLUEPRINT (in the Inter-national Human Epigenome Consortium), and he co-initiated and is project leader of Genom Austria, a scientific and educational citizen science project that is the Austrian partner in the International Network of Personal Genome Projects. He has received several major research awards, including the Max Planck Society’s Otto Hahn Medal (2009), a New Frontier Group grant by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2015-2020), an ERC Starting Grant (2016-2021), and the Overton Prize of the International Society of Computational Biology (2017).The Institute (http://www.cemm.at/) CeMM is an international research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and a founding member of EU-LIFE. It has an outstand-ing track record of top-notch science (last five years: >10 papers in Nature/Cell/Science/NEJM, >25 papers in Nature/Cell sister jour-nals) and medical translation. With about hundred researchers, CeMM provides a truly collaborative and personal environment, while maintaining critical mass and all relevant technologies. Research at CeMM focuses on cancer, inflammation, and immune disorders. CeMM is located at the center of one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, within walking distance of Vienna’s historical city center. A study by “The Scientist” placed CeMM among the top-5 best places to work in academia world-wide (http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/01/best-places-to-work-academia-2012). Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live. It is a Unit-ed Nations city with a large English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 different nation-alities are represented at the institute.Please apply online http://cemm.at/career/open-positions/ with cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, and contact details of three referees. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Any application received by 31 March 2017 will be considered. Start dates are very flexible.
7158| Maynooth University, Departmant of Electronic Engineering| Post Doctoral Researcher in the optical design of Confocal Raman Spectroscopy and Digital Holographic Microscopy systems for biomedical applications| The RoleMaynooth University has a vacancy for a three-year postdoctoral position for a well-qualified, highly motivated and dynamic young scientist, with experience in building and designing optical systems, who wishes to enhance his/her scientific career in a friendly and stimulating environment.Light is playing an increasing role in medicine and recent advances in optical spectroscopy offer the possibility to detect cancer cells earlier, thereby improving patient outcome. The present project sits at the interface between opto-electronics, Raman micro-spectroscopy, 3D microscopy, and medicine and aims at combining the latest advances of each field in order to develop and validate a novel and less invasive diagnostic tool for the early detection of bladder and prostate cancer, as well as other related diseases. The candidate will be in charge of designing, implementing, and validating the optical platform that for analysing cell line models as well as patient samples. He/she will benefit from a multidisciplinary environment offered by the hosting groups, strengthened by a close collaboration with a local hospital. The team includes experts on multivariate statistics, opto-electronics, biology, and medicine.The ProjectIn this project we will develop laser based diagnostics tools to non-invasively detect bladder cancer from urine samples, as well to improve the sensitivity of the Pap Smear for the screening of precancerous cervical lesions. The technology has already been demonstrated to be more accurate that standard pathology, but current designs are slow and suffer from reproducibility issues. In this project we will build and test new designs that offer the potential for high throughput screening of patient samples. An interdisciplinary team, including engineers, mathematicians, and medical consultants will work to build and test these systems using patient samples. Raman micro-spectroscopy is a powerful technique for the identification, classification, and diagnosis of cancer cells and tissues. In recent years, the application to diagnose bladder, cervical, and oral cytological samples has been reported to have an accuracy that is significantly greater than standard pathology. However, despite being entirely non-invasive and relatively inexpensive, the slow recording time, and lack of reproducibility, have prevented the integration of the technology into the pathology laboratory. The aim of this project is to design, build, and test two distinct Raman micro-spectroscopy systems that are optimised to classify carcinoma cells. The proposed systems will be high speed (Principal Duties The successful candidate will be involved in two projects, both of which are based on Raman micro-spectroscopy and digital holographic microscopy; any experience in designing or building such systems will be an advantage. The first project relates to high speed automated Raman microscopy for seamless integration into the hospital pathology laboratory for applications in cytology. The second project also includes holographic optical tweezers for the analysis of living cells under various conditions. We are also hoping to build a Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy system during the project and any experience with CARS systems would also be an advantage.
1038355| TEKsystems| C++ Developer- Phd. in computer Science - Brain Port Area| 1.Produce high quality, efficient and maintainable code using C++ or Java to implement innovative solutions or port the navigation suite to different OS/platforms: QNX, Linux, AOSP, WinCE etc.;2. Work according to Agile methodology (Scrum), including performing code reviews, design reviews, testing and writing documentation;4. Propose innovative solutions to technical issues and communicate to the team to collaborate accordingly;5. Write unit test code, structures, and scripts and support the testers with identifying and solving test issues.Analyse high level requirements and translate these into detailed specifications and designs;TEKsystems is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
1038349| Understanding Recruitment| Software Engineer (Computer Graphics, Unity)| Software Engineer (Computer Graphics, Unity)We are looking for a Software Engineer/Software Developer (Computer Graphics, Unity) who wants to join a challenging and innovative team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Software Engineer/Software Developer who wants be a part of a team whose research has global influence.As a Software Engineer/Software Developer you will be coding in Java, C++ or C# in a fast-paced environment where you will be challenged daily, developing new features for complex simulations and creating 3D representation of scenes. As a Software Engineer/Software Developer you will become a key part a passionate team of strong developers and researchers where you can help innovate new tech.As a startup we consider ourselves to be leading the way within autonomous vehicle technology research. As a Software Engineer/Software Developer you will be developing gaming simulations which our autonomous vehicle bots will be functioning within. You will also have the chance to work alongside Machine Learning Researchers and developers to help create cutting edge technology.We can offer a Software Engineer/Software Developer -A flexible environment; to Program how you think is best in Java, C++, C#Exposure to Machine Learning techniquesThe chance to work alongside highly regarded researchersTo join a global leading company in its early stagesCompetitive salary and stock optionsKey skills for a Software Engineer/Software Developer include: Java, C++, C#, Scala, Unity, Python, Bash, Pearl, Unreal Game Engine, Unity 3D, 3D Graphics, API's, 3D Modelling tools, Reinforcement Learning, Fortran, ML toolkit, Computer Vision, PHD, MSC, BSC, Game Engine, Game Theory, Markov Model, Deep Learning, Bayesian Inference. Apply now for immediately consideration regarding this opportunity!Understanding Recruitment is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy.
1038356| Michael Bailey Associates - Munich| AI Developer Technology Engineer| Jobnummer: 113843AI Developer Technology EngineerKunde: Hard- und Software HerstellerOrt: MünchenDauer: FestanstellungStart: SofortFür unseren Kunden, ein Soft- und Hardware Hersteller, suchen wir ab sofort einen AI Developer Technology EngineerWhat you will be doing:- Study and develop cutting-edge techniques in deep learning, graphs, machine learning, and data analytics, and perform in-depth analysis and optimization to ensure the best possible performance on current- and next-generation GPU architectures.- Work directly with key customers to understand the current and future problems they are solving and provide the best AI solutions using GPUs.-Collaborate closely with the architecture, research, libraries, tools, and system software teams to influence the design of next-generation architectures, software platforms, and programming models.What we need to see:- PhD from a leading university in an engineering or computer science related discipline, or MS and 3+ years of relevant work experience.- Strong knowledge of C/C++, software design, programming techniques, and AI algorithms.- Experience with parallel programming, ideally CUDA C/C++.- Good communication and organization skills, with a logical approach to problem solving, good time management, and task prioritization skills.Some travel is required for conferences and for on-site visits with developers.If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact me!Best regards,Christian BinsteinerResourcer Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
7138| MRC, LMB| Postdoctoral Scientist - Structural Studies - LMB 446| Postdoctoral Scientist – Structural StudiesStarting Salary £30,162 to £32,975 per annum MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UKWe are looking for a postdoctoral scientist to join the group of Prof Julian Gough to work on personal genomics. Specifically, to undertake research to investigate connecting phenotype to genotype through molecular biology. There is established research in the group on genetic variant analysis (FATHMM) and functional and phenotype prediction (dcGO) which also builds on previous bioinformatics tools and resources. This project is to bring together our previous research in these areas and apply it to personal genomics, by connecting phenotype to genotype through molecular biology. The project includes analysis of both coding and non-coding genetic variation. The work is anticipated to be predominantly computational and theoretical but could optionally include some laboratory validation or follow-up work.You are highly motivated, have a PhD in a relevant subject, and you have an aptitude for computational work and data analysis. 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, have a strong aptitude for it 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 3 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 with biotech companies in the Cambridge area to translate the technology for medical use and commercialisation.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 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/493. If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected] .Closing date: 6 March 2017Final 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
7145| University of Otago, Wellington, Department of Paediatrics| Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics (Epilepsy Genetics)| Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo ki Te Whanga-Nui-a-TaraDEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICSTe Tari Mātai Mate me te Hauora TamarikiAn exciting postdoctoral opportunity is available for outstanding applicants with experience in analysing next-generation sequencing data. You will be based at the Epilepsy Research Group at the University of Otago, Wellington, where you will manage epilepsy genetic bioinformatics research projects focusing on the analysis of next-generation sequencing data from family and cohort studies.The Epilepsy Research Group is a high-calibre national epilepsy genetics project with over 1200 individuals participating from around New Zealand. The group has strong ties with world-leading scientists in Melbourne at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) and the Epilepsy Research Centre, University of Melbourne. The project will be primarily supervised by Associate Professor Lynette Sadleir with Professor Melanie Bahlo at the WEHI. You will have an affiliation with the WEHI as a visiting scientist to the institute and will travel to Melbourne at least twice a year. The bioinformatics analysis will be performed using established analysis pipelines at the WEHI and accessed remotely while in Wellington.Key Tasks:• Appropriate analysis of data using next-generation sequencing analysis tools.• Maintenance and development of data analysis pipelines.• Understanding and interpretation of techniques and results.• Management of a portfolio of epilepsy projects.• Understanding of epilepsy genetics.• Maintain good working relationships with Epilepsy Research Group staff and our research collaborators.• Summarising and reporting key results to collaborators.• Present research results at meetings.• Writing manuscripts reporting the results.• Contribute to the Epilepsy Research Group and Bahlo lab meeting schedule by giving meeting talks (2-3 times pa).• Present work at conferences.• Attendance at Epilepsy Collaborative Group Retreats (twice pa).• Contribute to Grant Funding applications.Knowledge and skills: A PhD in a quantitative discipline such as computational biology, statistics, mathematics, computer science is required, as well as experience in the analysis of next-generation sequencing data and a good understanding of genetics. Experience with family studies is also highly desirable. The successful candidate will have experience in Perl (and/or Python), R programming and post analysis interpretation, as well as report writing and discussion of research results.This is a full-time position fixed-term for two years.Please include the following in your application:• A current curriculum vitae.• If relevant, please also attach a copy of your current work visa.• A cover letter is also required. In your cover letter, please address specifically, with examples, how you fulfil each of the essential and desired person specifications stated in the job description. Please also state why you are interested in the position.Applications quoting reference number 1700249 will close on Monday, 13 February 2017.APPLICATION INFORMATIONTo see a full job description and to apply online go to: www.otago.ac.nz/humanresources/join-otagoEqual opportunity in employment is University policy.E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.
7155| King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Water Desalination and Reuse Center| Postdoctoral Scholar (Computational Chemistry)| Open Postdoctoral PositionProject: Theoretical investigations of physical and chemical phenomena at interfaces of water with hydrophobic mediaWe solicit applications for a postdoctoral position in Professor Himanshu Mishra’s research Group (Interfacial Lab) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia (https://interfaciallab.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/Home.aspx). Job Description: We seek to complement our multi-scale and multi-disciplinary research program with computer simulations to gain mechanistic insights into our experiments. Described below are specific examples of ongoing research projects:1. Specific-ion effects on the organization/disruption of dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC) monolayers at the air-water interface; mass transfer of water vapor through superhydrophobic nanochannels.2. Force-distance spectroscopy of perfluorodecyltrichlorosilane (FDTS) terminated mica films in electrolytes; characterizing amyloid deposition and prevention on model surfaces; isothermal titration calorimetry.3. Hydrophobicity of nano-/micro-textured and mechanisms underlying water imbibition/condensation over time. Our collaborators include, Professor Charlotte Hauser (KAUST), Dr. Steve Donaldson (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris), Professor Jacob Israelachvili (UCSB), Professor Bill Goddard (Caltech), Professor Adri van Duin (U Penn), Prof. Bill Goddard (Caltech) Prof. Ran Friedman (Linnaeus Univ.), Dr. Tod Pascal (LBNL, UC Berkeley), Prof. Rich Saykally (UC Berkeley), Prof. Clay Radke (UC Berkeley).Expectations:1. The candidate should have a solid grasp on various toolkits of theoretical and computational chemistry, including statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, ab initio methods and classical molecular dynamics. 2. Strong computer programming skills3. Curiosity-driven, dedicated, and a team player4. Very hard working 5. Strong communication, analytical, and scientific writing skills6. Interface between our Group and various theorists colleagues simulating our experimentsThe position is ideal for an independent computational chemist/physicist because of unhindered access to a vast amount of experimental data from our complementary experiments along with unparalleled access to the computational resources at the KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory. Please send the CV to [email protected] offers excellent academic and social atmosphere. Postdoctoral scholars enjoy highly competitive salaries and benefits, along with a truly global exposure through colleagues from over 100 nationalities. Join us for an adventure!For further information, please visit these links:https://www.hpc.kaust.edu.sa/https://interfaciallab.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/Home.aspxhttps://www.kaust.edu.sa/enhttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v532/n7600_supp_ni/full/532S19a.htmlhttps://postdoc.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/Home.aspxhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Abdullah_University_of_Science_and_Technology
1038352| Agile Recruitment Ltd| Head of Computer Vision Research - 3D modelling, C++, Structure from M| Machine Learning company with focus in Computer Vision require a Head of Computer Vision Research - 3D modelling, C++, Structure from Motion, Machine Learning to define their research strategy and lead their amazing research team! You'll have a background in managing other researchers in the computer vision, 3D modelling and machine learning domains. You will create the research strategy and align it to business objectives whilst remaining hands on to develop cutting edge solutions based on machine vision techniques. About you PhD with focus Computer Vision/3D reconstruction/Machine Vision Passion for coming up with new ideas in the computer vision domain and building prototype solutions to model 3D indoor environments Research focused and publicising your work Love being rewarded for your ideas and innovation with bonuses when your ideas go through pilot and into production Your Skills Strong knowledge and experience Computer Vision/Machine Vision/3D reconstruction Must have previously managed a team of researchers Good experience of Software programming in C++ or other languages like Python Good Knowledge of OpenGL, PCL, WebGL This is a unique chance to join a technology company whose foundations are built on computer vision and driving their growth as Head of Computer Vision Research.This company have selected Agile Recruitment to find them the very best Computer Vision and Machine Learning talent. Please get in touch with me, Mark Townsend by applying on-line now and become the organisation's next Head of Computer Vision Research - 3D modelling, C++, Structure from Motion, Machine Learning
1038345| Networkers| A.I. Researcher| As an Artificial Intelligence Researcher you will be working on research projects for products & prototypes including The Self-Drive Car, Robotics, IoT, Cyber-Security.Tasks includeTarget-oriented fundamental research in machine learning, neural networks, probability theory and robotics.Continuous tracking and evaluation of current research and integration of state of the art research into own research and development projects.Research and development relating to new methods and algorithms in artificial intelligence.Publication of research results on relevant conferences and magazines.To be considered for this role you will need to have a PhD, be an expert in Machine Learning together with publications in Machine Learning Journals or Conferences.
7152| University College Cork, School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences| Postdoctoral researcher - Hen Harrier ecology and conservation| The School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences at University College Cork is looking to recruit a Post-doctoral researcher. Applications are invited for a biologist with a good understanding of the ecology and conservation of birds, particularly birds of prey and with expertise in ecological data analysis and scientific writing. The candidate should have appropriate research experience and excellent ecological data analysis and communication skills, and be proficient in the use of GIS and ecological data analysis software. Proven experience of high quality scientific writing and ornithological fieldwork skills would also be desirable.The candidate will lead a research project on ‘Supporting Hen Harrier in Novel Environments’. This study is linked to on-going ornithological research at the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences (BEES), and is funded by the Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The School of BEES is the leading centre in Ireland for research on Hen Harrier ecology and conservation, and has a strong research profile in this field, including a significant body of work on the interaction between land management and Hen Harrier conservation https://www.ucc.ie/en/forestecology/research/. This is a joint initiative between University College Cork and BirdWatch Ireland. The candidate will conduct a programme of research under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and will develop contacts to acquire knowledge and understanding of the research project work. The focus of this work will be to investigate Hen Harrier distribution and breeding success in relation to forest habitats, forest management practices and climate change in Ireland with a view to identify pressure and threats and the relationship with forest habitats and management and to examine the potential role of forest management in enhancing habitat quality for Hen Harrier conservation. This project will draw on a large body of existing data and will involve considerable data management and analysis in conjunction with the collection of new research data.The contract will run until December 2019. Criteria:• A PhD qualification in either a biological or environmental science, or in biostatistics.• Appropriate research experience preferably on bird/habitat interactions.• Demonstrated fieldwork experience. • Proficient in carrying out ecological statistical analysis. • Good knowledge of the statistical program R and a GIS system.• Good knowledge of conservation and habitat management in upland landscapes.• Evidence of leading and contributing to peer-reviewed papers.• Excellent report writing and presentation skills.• Ability to interact with stakeholders from a range of disciplines, bodies and landowners/managers.• Proven abilities for interdisciplinary collaboration will be considered an advantage.• Appropriate technical competence and accomplishment.• A capability of working within a project team to achieve results.• Good communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.• A commitment to gaining practical experience working on a research project.• High level of initiative. • Please note that Garda vetting and international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.Remuneration: €33,975Project supervisor: Prof. John O’HalloranApplication: To apply please send a CV, including references, and accompanying letter of application to Sandra Irwin, Research Programme Manager, School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, UCC at [email protected] Deadline March 1st 2017.
7142| University College London, UCL Mechanical Engineering and UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Ultrasonics Group| Research Associate in Computational Modelling of in utero Acoustics and Vibration| Research Associate in Computational Modelling of in utero Acoustics and VibrationThe appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate to develop and validate computational models describing the propagation of acoustic waves from ex vivo and in vivo sources into the womb, and to help quantify their effects on the developing fetus. Using anatomical scans, meshes suitable for finite element and boundary element computing will be generated, and simulations will be launched on a high-performance computing platform. While it is expected that commercial and/or open source software will initially be used, a strong emphasis will be placed on computationally efficient algorithms and robust software development. This post is funded for two years in the first instance. It is essential prospective applicants have a Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or Computer Science. In addition it is essential that candidates possess a PhD or equivalent industry experience in at least one of the follow subjects: Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or in a relevant area for the post you are applying for. For this post it is essential candidates possess experience in computing programming using C/C++, Python and Matlab which shall be tested on prior to interview, experience with finite element methods, possess knowledge of boundary element methods, have a demonstrable record of publications in peer-reviewed conference proceedings and scientific meetings and candidates must be proficient in the use of applied mathematics. Though not essential it is desirable candidates possess experience with Linux environment, be competent in mesh generation from medical images, have experience of working within a clinical environment or closely with medical staff and have an awareness of human response to sound and vibration safety standards and regulations. 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 1625617Candidates are expected to demonstrate in their applications how they meet the criteria in the person specification. If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Professor Sebastien Ourselin ( [email protected] ). For general application queries, please contact Miss Neha Shah ( [email protected] ) our HR Officer. Closing Date: 5th March 2017UCL Taking Action for Equality
1038332| TEKsystems| Design engineer -Physics, Matlab and programming| Design Engineer Are you looking for a job in a highly dynamic environment of a new product line? Would you like to provide customers with full profile reconstruction enabling them to measure critical dimensions in various stages in a process? Then this might be the perfect job for you!You will help the customers to find solutions and design and develop solutions which will be a part of your job as well as being involved in long term development. The job consists of following activities: - data analysis to identify improvement area's in software and way of working- Design, develop, evaluate and test solutions in the Reconstruction software- Cooperate in a constructive way with team members, R&D reconstruction experts and customer support to drive fast and pragmatic solutions for our customers. Education Master/PhD in Physics, (applied) mathematics or engineering. Experience in working with: Matlab and preferably experience in the semiconductor industry Personal skillsDrive to take lead in securing & coordinating your own deliverablesStrong analytic capability; able to analyse complex datasets to identify root causes of observed issues and transfer them into generic solutionsResult oriented attitude; be able to work with set deadlinesPragmatic approach and pro-active attitudeAffinity to see the solution working at the customerTeam player; you should be able to work efficiently in multifunctional teamsEasy communicator; clear and open communicationTEKsystems is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
7149| Trinity College Dublin, Department of Genetics| Cell Death & Inflammation Post-Doctoral Position at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland| Post-doc and PhD student positions are now available within Seamus Martin’s laboratory at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Highly motivated individuals are sought to investigate the links between Cell Death (apoptosis as well as necrosis) and Inflammation, with particular reference to how sterile inflammation is initiated by tissue stress or cancer chemotherapy. The laboratory is well equipped and is located on the Trinity College campus in the heart of Dublin. Applicants should have a background in either Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Immunology or Molecular Biology. For further information, see some of our papers: Elgendy, M. et al., (2011) Molecular CellAfonina, I. et al., (2011) Molecular CellMartin, S.J. et al., (2012) Molecular CellCullen, S.P. et al., (2013) Molecular CellCarroll, R. et al., (2014) Cell Reports; Hollville, E., et al. (2014) Molecular CellCullen, S.P. et al., (2015) Cell ReportsHenry, C. et al., (2016) Cell ReportsHenry, C. and Martin (2017) Molecular CellKearney and Martin (2017) Molecular Cell, in press.Alternatively, Pubmed search ‘martin sj & apoptosis’ for full details of our work.
7130| Klinikum der Universitat Munchen, Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention| Postdoc position to study immune checkpoint regulators in atherosclerosis| The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 47 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with approximately 10.000 employees.A Postdoc position is available to study immune checkpoint regulators in atherosclerosis. Using genetic modified mice, the project will interrogate cell-specific and systemic effects of immune checkpoint regulators (e. g. leukocyte adhesion molecules, chemokines and hemokine receptors) in vivo. In vitro assays (e. g. T-cell and macrophage cultures), as well as RNAseq, FACS and protein signaling will then applied to study underlying molecular mechanisms. This Postdoc position is part of the SFB 1123 http://www.sfb1123.med.uni-muenchen.de/index.html and the Horizon 2020 – EU REPROGRAM consortium and therefore offers excellent national and international scientific collaborations.Our requirements: Eligible candidates (m/f) should have experience with mouse models, immunological and molecular biological techniques, a strong motivation and team spirit. German language skills would be helpful, solid English skills written and spoken are mandatory. The successful candidate (m/f) should hold an above-average PhD degree in biological sciences or related fields and have experience with basic methods of molecular and cellular biology. The Postdoc (m/f) will work at the institute for cardiovascular prevention (IPEK) at the LMU in Munich, Germany http://www.klinikum.uni-muenchen.de/Institut-fuer-Prophylaxe-und-Epidemiologie-derKreislaufkrankheiten/de/index.html.We offer:He/She will work in a team of experienced staff, PhD students, postdocs and technicians with excellent infrastructure.Applications from severely handicapped persons with basically similar qualification will be given priority. Salary will be according to TV-L; for more information please contact Ms. E. Bretzke, Tel. +49 (0)89/4400-54353.Please note that in case of transmitting your job application by email your data will not be encrypted and might potentially be noticed or adulterated by unauthorized third parties. You are welcome to send us your documents by mail. Presentation costs cannot be refunded.Interested candidates (m/f) should submit their electronic application (including motivation letter, CV, publication list and references) to: [email protected] and [email protected] der Universität München Institut für Kreislaufprophylaxe Frau Dr. Dorothee Atzler Frau Prof. Dr. Esther Lutgens Pettenkoferstraße 9 80336 Munich, German
7127| King's College London, Division of Psychology and System Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Worker - MRC SGDP Centre| Grade 6, £32,958 per annum, plus 2,623 per annum London AllowanceGrade 5, £32,004 per annum plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annumAppointments made on the basis ‘thesis submitted’ and without doctorate awarded, will be placed on grade 5 until the award dateFixed Term Contract for 18 monthsRef: R6/PAD/0161/17-SBFurther opportunities for research in the future will also potentially be availableApplications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Worker to join the laboratory of Prof. Gunter Schumann at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London. We are seeking a talented, energetic and highly motivated individual to participate in an interdisciplinary research programme on population neuroscience and precision medicine that is supported by different funding agencies, including the European Research Council, the European Commission, the UK-Medical Research Council, the U.S. National Institute of Health and others. To achieve the goals of this programme we require a computer scientist/applied mathematician with experience in handling biological datasets, or related fields.Our overall aim is to identify, in several large adolescent behavioural neuroimaging-genetics cohorts that are both population- and patient-based, widely applicable early markers for neural processes that specifically predict psychopathology and allow for targeted early interventions. This work involves data analyses of existing large scale datasets, including IMAGEN, ENIGMA, ALSPAC, SCAMP and UK biobank) as well as datasets in Europe, China and India that are currently being generated allowing cross-cultural comparisons of adolescent brain development and behavior, as well identification of genetic and environmental determinants. The analyses will employ state of the art stratification and prediction techniques, including deep learning methods and various sparse representational techniques. Results generated will be followed up using functional biological characterization, both in our research group (functional –omics), as well as an active international network of collaborating partners (including animal behavioural experts). The successful candidate will have a track record of the highest standard in their respective fields and are expected to be experienced in several, but not all of the methods required in this programme.The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 2 March 2017. Interviews are scheduled to be held shortly after the closing date. For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Prof Gunter Schumann: [email protected] apply for this role, please visit https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=74899 and register to download and submit the specified application form.
7137| Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| Postdoctoral Scientist - Structural Studies - LMB 445| Postdoctoral Scientist – Structural StudiesStarting Salary £30,162 to £32,975 per annum MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UKWe are looking for a postdoctoral scientist to join the group of Dr Julian Gough to work on cell fate and evolution. Specifically, to undertake research to investigate human cell reprogramming. 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. There is a great deal more research to do on cell reprogramming, e.g. with regard to: epigenetic factors, down-regulation, different sequencing technologies, sources of network interactions and synthetic cell types. The work is anticipated to be predominantly computational and theoretical but could optionally include some laboratory work.You are highly motivated, have a PhD in a relevant subject, and you have an aptitude for theoretical work and data analysis. 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 3 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 with biotech companies internationally and in the Cambridge area to translate the technology for medical use and commercialisation.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 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/490. If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected] .Closing date: 6 March 2017Final 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
7156| Cranfield University, Electronic Warfare, Cyber and Information| Research Fellow in Imaging, Computer Vision and Autonomous Systems| This post offers challenging and stimulating opportunities for researchers with a background in Image Processing, Computer Vision and Autonomous Systems.Signals and Autonomy Group is one of the six groups within the Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information and Cyber. The Group covers a wide variety of topics encompassing; Image Processing Techniques, Vision based Navigation systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Security, Automatic Object Recognition, 2D/3D Mapping, and Guidance and Control Techniques.Main responsibilities include:• To perform research in Imaging, Computer Vision and applications on autonomous systems• To publish high quality journals based on the research carried out• To manage/participate in the daily basis interaction with our research partners• To supervise practical work where it is part of the intended project or other projects in the Signals and Autonomy GroupYou will have:• A PhD (or nearing completion) in an appropriate field• Significant expertise in image processing, computer vision and/or estimation theory from industrial or academic exposure• Experience of publishing in high quality journals • Knowledge in terms of sensor systems (Cameras and/or LIDAR, and/or Inertial sensors)In addition, skills for Matlab/C/C++ programming proficiency are essential. A PhD with an application on imaging and Computer vision and familiarity with autonomous systems concepts are desirable.
1038234| Miller Ag| Senior Director Agrochemical Development| Senior Director Agrochemical Development As a part of the Executive team, the main focus of this role is to promote our client's Bioscience's Agrochemical Development and expand our client base while fostering strong client relationships. Act as a liaison between external clients and the management and operational teams. The primary emphasis of this position will be to oversee the operations of teams that perform environmental fate, plant and animal metabolism, residue and physical chemistry studies. The successful candidate will have an understanding of study designs and the regulator requirements for these areas. The objective will be to complete studies on time, with quality and with excellent communication with the client. The primary measure of the success in in this role will be the achievement of annual revenue targets set by Executive and Business management. Responsiveness and Delivery to Promise will be the watchwords of the professional. This will include timely communications with clients (call-backs with one business day) and a sense of urgency around projects and deliverables. A Degree in life sciences required, PhD is preferred. Minimum of 5-7 years' experience. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Miller Ag is a leading Agricultural Executive Search Firm in the US. Our client's pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package. About the CompanyMiller Ag is a leading Agricultural Executive Search Firm in the US. Our client's pay all fees, relocations costs if needed and offer an excellent corporate benefits package. If interested in any of these or other positions with Miller Ag please send us your resume in confidence! See If these don't fit your needs please tell friend!
7168| Queen Mary University of London, Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research| Postdoc in Epigenetics| There is an opening for a postdoctoral research assistant to investigate the biomechanical regulation of chromatin remodeling and gene expression in human epidermal stem cells. The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of biologists and engineers, and will employ next-generation epigenomic methods to characterise the effects of defined mechanical and biophysical cues on nuclear architecture and keratinocyte fate. Functional studies will also examine the impact of these responses on tissue homeostasis and repair.The position will be based primarily within the laboratory of Dr. John Connelly in the School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London, but will also involve close collaboration with Dr. Nuria Gavara’s group in the School of Engineering and Materials Science. The successful candidate will benefit from access to outstanding cell biology, genomics, imaging, and biophysics facilities and associated expertise across both schools.We seek a creative and motivated scientist with experience in epigenetics, genomics, and/or bioinformatics as well as a Ph.D. in a related field. Additional experience in skin biology or biophysics would be advantageous; however, this project is an excellent opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge in cellular biomechanics and mechano-sensing. The post is full-time for 3 years and fully funded by a project grant from the BBSRC. Starting salary will be £32,405 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, final salary pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.
7133| University of Edinburgh, School of Biological Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Biochemistry| UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGHCollege of Science and EngineeringSchool of Biological SciencesPostdoctoral Research Associate in Plant BiochemistryInstitute of Molecular Plant SciencesThe Edinburgh Cell Wall GroupRef: 038859Applications are invited for a wet biochemistry project on "Hetero-trans-beta-glucanase (HTG), a unique cell-wall remodelling enzyme from Equisetum: action and potential to enhance mechanical properties of cereals". This post is full time and fixed term until 31 December 2018. Start date is as soon as possible.Closing Date: Monday 6th March 2016 at 5pm (GMT)For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button belowhttps://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=038859
7126| Division of Molecular Pathology, ICR, The Institute of Cancer Research| Postdoctoral Training Fellow – Computer Vision| We seek a Postdoctoral Training Fellow to join the Yuan lab at The Institute of Cancer Research, London (ICR) and work on the TRACERx project, the largest study of lung cancer evolution in a collaboration with Prof. Charles Swanton at the Francis Crick Institute. The main focus of the Yuan lab is to develop new computational approaches for studying cancer by fusing computer vision, machine learning and bioinformatics (www.yuanlab.org). Different from traditional cancer-centric approaches, we study cancer from a novel perspective: as evolving ecosystems. Aided by technological advances, we use ecological principles to help us understand why cancer is so difficult to treat – by studying not only cancer cells but also normal cells around them – and discover new ways to target these diseases, akin to draining the swamps to get rid of mosquitoes as one way of eradicating malaria. This is a rare opportunity to collaborate with the world-leading Swanton team and several major universities and hospitals in the UK. Together we aim to reveal the evolutionary dynamics of lung cancer in this pioneering study. You will lead the development of new histology image analysis system for lung cancer. We expect this exciting project to enable the discovery of new biomarkers and clinical innovations to change the way we treat lung cancer.You will join a team of computer scientists, physicists, and mathematicians, working closely with clinicians in the vibrant centre of cancer research discovery and therapeutics at ICR London in the endeavour to cure cancer. You will enjoy the highly collaborative nature of this project, have the opportunities to learn about the latest biotechnologies and travel to conferences, and excel in coordinating between programming and broadening horizons in medicine.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. Applicants must hold a PhD in Computer Science, Systems Biology, Engineering, Ecology or Statistics. Good programming skills, preferably in R, Matlab, Python or C, and experience in computer vision, machine learning or statistics are essential. Appointment will be on a Fixed Term Contract for 3 years, with a starting salary in the range of £29,960 to £42,820 p.a. inclusive, depending on postdoctoral experience. The expected start date is 1 April 2017 with flexibility. 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. To apply please include the following to your application:• A full CV with a publication List• Covering letter including the names and contact details of two referees• Research plan (one to two pages outlining your current research interests and research plans for the next 3 years)
7167| Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Science| Postdoctoral Research Assistant| A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), to undertake a project developing software analysis programs, and webservers associated with protein structures, and bioinformatics tools for circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy of proteins. The postholder will also contribute to the design and operation of the PCDDB (Protein Circular Dichroism Data Bank) and validation resource, as well as to collaborate on version control. Knowledge of JAVA and an upper level programme language is required. The ideal candidate for this post, which is funded by the BBSRC [for one year in the first instance, with the possibility of extension], should have a Ph.D. in a related subject with experience in programming, and bioinformatics, and familiarity with structural biology. This post may also involve CD data collection in the UK and abroad, as well as substantial networking and collaboration with our partnering team at Birkbeck College.This is a full-time, fixed term post with a start date on or before the beginning of April 2017. The salary will be in the range £32,405 - £38,062 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The salary is according to qualifications, skills and experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.Informal enquiries for further information are welcomed and may be made to Dr. Robert W. Janes ([email protected]).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.For further information about the School, please see http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk. To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.jobs.qmul.ac.uk and search for reference QMUL10944Application enquiries should be directed to [email protected] closing date for applications is 7 March 2017. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
1038350| RedCat Solutions| Algorithm Development Engineer - Oxford - £45-55k| RedCat Digital are working with an exciting Oxford based technology company who work closely in the logistics sector to find an Algorithm Development Engineer to join a growing team. The Company My client has a unique product which adds incredible value to a number of global tyre and fleet operators which enables in-motion tyre pressure monitoring & recording as well as axle weighing. Their integrated system measures tyre pressure on a moving vehicle by automating the process for checking their road-worthiness. Mathematical algorithms are at the core of their business and product which is currently being refined to be able to provide complete tyre information from a single drive through. Recently they have grown their team from 4 to 20 people and have attracted significant investment to fund their development. The Algorithm Development Engineer Role Currently my client are looking to develop and refine sophisticated algorithms in order to achieve the reliable measurements they are aspiring to. They intend to create Big Data analytical bases for tyre information gathered from thousands of sites worldwide and they are looking for incredibly talented mathematician and data scientists to aid with achieving this. The roles main responsibility will be to design and develop data processing algorithms for estimating tyre properties from indirect sensor measurements, including the implementation of machine learning techniques. You will design solutions at both system and code level to create algorithms that meet the projects' targets. Additionally you will contribute to the growth of the company as they expand, with frequent research opportunities available. About You You will have significant experience devising mathematical algorithms based on Datamodelling as well as fantastic knowledge of machine learning techniques. It is expected you will have a PhD or a strong masters degree in Mathematics, Physics or a similar subject and will have proven commercial experience using programming languages such as C#, Python, Ruby and C++. Experience of cluster modelling and image processing techniques is an advantage. Additionally it is expected you will have good written and verbal communication skills and be somebody who is passionate about contributing to technically demanding projects in a dynamic and challenging environment. Get in Touch Now! This is a fantastic role to join a growing exciting company who are really entering a new domain and doing ground breaking work never done before. To hear more and discuss further details please contact Andy Driver by phone or email your CV to (see below).
1038331| Software Specialists| Software Development Engineer II at Andover MA| Hi, This is Rohini with Software Specialists Inc., We have an immediate opening for Software Development Engineer II with our Direct client. If you are interested please reach me with your Updated Resume Title: Software Development Engineer II Duration: 13months + Contract Location: Andover, MA 01810 Description: The Jr. level role (2-3 years exp) will be more maintenance and operational within the below spec. Machine Learning - they use RapidMiner Person has analytics chops, curiosity that generates questions along with solutions, and a good-natured sense of humor. You will contribute to multiple lines of work across supporting our global team. An ideal background includes knowledge of statistical inference/machine learning techniques and the ability to apply that breadth of tools to derive meaningful insights in the context of a dynamic, ever changing, business environment. Desire to collaboratively draw upon, and in turn contribute to the existing strengths of a rigorous analytical practice. What will you do? You will be part of a team who is building a platform for reporting and analytics and moving towards advanced analytics plus predictive modelling Pull, wrangle, and model diverse data sources to drive actionable insights for our businesses and marketing efforts Give quantitatively informed direction to appreciative marketing and business strategists. Act as a guide who can operationalize ideas frameworks that informs action. Work towards automating your routine work processes. Work with engineering teams to realize efficiencies and operationalize your work. Contribute to the knowledge base and culture of the entire analytics organization Set up machine learning tools, environment and develop and execute complex algorithms What it takes Experience with statistical software or languages (eg, R, Python, Matlab) Familiarity with data access, manipulation tools such as SQL, preferably experience with tools like Spark and Hadoop Worked with Machine learning tools - eg Rapid Miner Familiarity with AWS and its features Deep interest in finding innovative solutions to diverse business problems using advanced statistical methods Graduate degree (MS or PhD) in math, statistics, quantitative sociology, economics, computer science or related STEM discipline. 2 to 3 years experience wrangling data, multivariate modelling, drawing conclusions and translating results into practical recommendations in either/or both business and academic settings Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau a plus, but not required Experience automating statistical algorithms in an online environment a plus, but not required. Experience managing disparate, and at times, unruly, data sources a plus You know what you know and know what you don't know. A thirst for knowledge and self-improvement. Ability to meet established timelines. Comfort with phased work processes
7153| University College London, UCL Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional Sciences, Institute of Healthcare Engineering| Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Precision Instrumentation for Computer-assisted Intervention Science| The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7/8. The salary range will be Grade 7 £34,056 - £41,163 per annum Grade 8 £42,304 - £49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.The Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Surgical and Interventional Sciences at UCL invites applications for Medical Physics and Biophotonics Engineering Research Associates and Senior Research Associates with experience in surgical and interventional sciences. This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Researchers / Engineers with relevant skills in this area to join an internationally leading research group. The Centre mission is to translate developments from flagship research projects into clinical tools and bring the duration to first-in-human clinical studies under 5 years. The appointment is available from 1 May 2017 and is funded for 2 years in the first instance. In our System Integration innovation support theme, we require engineers with in-depth mechanical, materials, electronics, mechatronics or optoelectronics engineering expertise, and capabilities in system integration. For our three fundamental research themes (Physiological Navigation - Clinician Experience - Precision Instrumentation), we require researchers/engineers with a broad set of technical expertise underpinning the Centre’s mechatronics platforms and research aspirations. More specifically, we seek applications from researchers / precision instrumentation engineers with expertise in interventional imaging, robotics/instrumentation, and sensing applications. To be appointed at Grade 8 (Senior Research Associate) candidates must be able to demonstrate experience leading a team of researchers and have some evidence of being invited to present at international conferences. An excellent publication record is necessary, while experience of serving on peer-review committees would be desirable. The Appointees will have a strong mathematical and/or engineering background and relevant experience in one or more research areas listed within the person specification. Interested candidates are welcome to contact either Professor Sebastien Ourselin or Dr Tom Vercauteren, email: [email protected] for an informal discussion. 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 1629242.If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Neha Shah, HR Manager for advice [email protected] . Closing Date: 17 March 2017UCL Taking Action for Equality.
7143| University College London, UCL Department of Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering Translational Imaging Group, Centre for Medical Image Computing| Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in Image-Guided Surgery| The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be Grade 7 £34,056 - £41,163 per annum/Grade 8 £42,304 - £49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.Applicants are invited to apply for the position of Research Associate in an internationally leading research centre in medical image computing and image-guided interventions. The post is funded for 2 years in the first instance, and is available immediately. The aim of the research is to develop novel software-based technologies for guiding minimally invasive surgery. The role is widely scoped with opportunities to enhance the capabilities of our laparoscopic liver surgery system, and to deliver a new platform for clinical molecular imaging. Experience in the design, development and validation of surgical software and guidance systems, strong collaborative software engineering skills using languages such as C++, and a record of publishing in high-impact, peer-reviewed academic journals are essential. Experience with relevant open source software toolkits, such as ITK and MITK, GPU programming using CUDA or OpenCL and working closely with clinicians in a hospital environment, are highly desirable but not essential. Applicants must have a PhD, or expect to receive the award of PhD before the post is taken up or have equivalent experience and must also be able to demonstrate strong mathematical and problem solving skills. 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 1625559If you have any queries regarding the scientific content of the vacancy, please contact Dr. Matt Clarkson ( [email protected] ) and Dr. Tom Vercauteren ( [email protected] ). For general application queries, please contact Miss Neha Shah ( [email protected] ) our HR Officer. Closing Date: 5th March 2017Latest time for the submission of applications: 17.00.Interview Date: TBC.UCL Taking Action for Equality.

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