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The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business and Economics established the Hermine Weijland Fellowship in 2017 with the aim of attracting and promoting …
The PhD candidate will collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Clinicians, Molecular Biologists and Computational Biologist and should …
The PhD candidate will collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Clinicians, Molecular Biologists and Computational Biologist and should contribute significantly to the field of Cancer Pharmacogenomics using his/her bioinformatics expertise. To accomplish these exiting tasks new in-house big data sets and data sets from Center of Personalized Cancer Treatment (CPCT), as well as, publicly available data sets will be heavily interrogated. The CCBC is looking for a highly motivated PhD-student that executes high-level statistical analysis and develops methods, tools and innovative algorithms in the field of Cancer Pharmacogenomics. We aim to publish these data in peer-reviewed journals in the field of Oncology and Computational Biology. The PhD-student will start a PhD program at Erasmus MC Graduate School.
You have a MSc degree in Informatics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related field and experience in (Bio)Informatics, Statistics or Computer Science. You have demonstrated excellent programming skills in Perl or Python and preferably Java. You have proven experience in relational databases management systems, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL, in statistical computer language R and in Linux operating system. Experience in analyzing next-generation sequencing data is a prerequisite.
Furthermore, you have strong analytical and problem solving skills, excellent communications and writing skills and you are able to work independently and as a member of a bioinformatics team. A background in Cancer Biology is a strong plus.
Being able to present a certificate of good conduct is a condition for the appointment.