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PhD student on project: Genetic susceptibility to brain disorders

The mission of the section Molecular Neurobiology of the department of Biomedical Sciences of Cells and Systems (BSCS) is to study the central nervous system …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Hanzeplein, Groningen, Groningen
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
36 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 2495 - € 2495 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

The mission of the section Molecular Neurobiology of the department of Biomedical Sciences of Cells and Systems (BSCS) is to study the central nervous system (CNS) during healthy ageing and neurodegenerative diseases using state-of-the-art techniques. The University Medical Center Groningen is located in an exciting student city in the northern Netherlands. The PhD student will be enrolled in the Graduate School of Medical Sciences of the University of Groningen and affiliated with DASH (Data Science Centre in Health) the Artificial Intelligence community of the UMCG.

Functie-eisen

- The applicants can be of any nationality.
- The candidate should have an MSc in Bioinformatics, Data Science or Biomedical Sciences (or equivalent).
- The candidate has experience with Python, R, SQL, machine learning and graph-based approaches, genomics data types.
- Applicants should be team-oriented, highly motivated, self-driven, and proficient in written and spoken English.

Conditions

- An exciting computational research project.
- Mentoring, supervision, and training in a wide range of genomics approaches.
- Access to a state-of-the art computational infrastructure.
- A stimulating international research environment.
- A competitive salary.
Your salary will be a minimum of € 2.495,- gross per month in the first year and a maximum of € 3.196,- (scale PhD) in the final (4th) year, based on a full-time appointment. In addition, the UMCG will offer you 8% holiday pay, and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Medical Centres (CAO-UMC).

It concerns a fulltime appointment (36 h/week) for a period of four years to be concluded with a PhD examination. After one year, the performance of the candidate will be evaluated to decide whether there is sufficient progress to expect a successful completion of the PhD thesis within the coming three years.

More information
The Holtman group: https://bscs.umcg.nl/en/groups/group-holtman/
Section of Molecular Neurobiology: https://bscs.umcg.nl/en/research/molecular-neurobiology/
Department of Biomedical Sciences of Cells and Systems: https://bscs.umcg.nl/en/
UMCG: https://www.umcg.nl/
Groningen: https://portal.groningen.nl/en
Netherlands Neurogenetics Database from the Netherlands Brain Bank: https://www.brainbank.nl/nnd-project/

For additional information, you can contact: Assistant Prof. Dr. Holtman, e-mail address: i.r.holtman@umcg.nl

How to apply
Please use the the digital application form at the bottom of this page - only these will be processed. You can apply until 30 August 2021. Within half an hour after sending the digital application form you will receive an email- confirmation with further information.

Full applications including a motivation letter, your CV and at least two contacts for reference letters will receive full consideration if received.