Sep 25, 2010

14 PhD positions in Biology, University of Groningen, NL

Job opportunities in the Systems Biology Centre for Metabolism and Ageing

We are recruiting 14 PhD students/postdocs from various disciplines relevant for Systems Biology, including biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, statistics, mathematics and theoretical biology.

Scientific excellence and enthusiasm will be the most important criteria for selection. Previous experience in Systems Biology or in research related to metabolism and/or ageing research is advantageous but not required.

Each of the 14 positions will be filled by either a postdoc or a PhD student. Postdoc positions will be for 3 years, PhD positions for 4 years. The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Medical Centres / Dutch Universities. Successful applicants will be linked to specific projects, based on their own interests and the needs of the Centre.

Applications will be collected centrally. Applications, integrated in one pdf file, should consist of:

•a motivation letter, clearly stating how the prior expertise fits to the research program of the centre and also indicating a preference for one or more of the available projects;
•an extensive CV;
•two reference letters.

For general information about the Centre, contact one of the members of the Management Team

The following 14-projects are currently available:

1 position, Work Package 1.1: Network-based statistical inference ,Prof. E. Wit, Prof. M. Heinemann

1 position, Work Package 1.2: Computational, global modeling of ageing ,Prof. F.J. Weissing, Prof. Arjan van der Schaft

4 positions, Work Packages 2 and 3: A concerted, multi-group effort towards solving the ageing puzzle in yeast,Prof. M. Heinemann, Dr. L. Veenhoff, Prof. I. van der Klei, Prof. M. Merrow

4 positions, Work Packages 4 and 5: A multi-scale Systems Biology approach to unravel the relation between calorie restriction, physical activity and biological ageing of mice, Dr. B.M. Bakker, Prof. A.K. Groen, Dr. B. Jayawardhana, Prof. G. van Dijk

1 position (filled), Work Package 6.1: Proteomics Analysis,Prof. R.P.H. Bischoff, Dr. H. Permentier

1 position, Work Package 6.2: Metabolomics Analysis,R.P. H. Bischoff,Dr. H. Permentier, Dirk-Jan Reijngoud

2 positions, Work Package 7: Metabolism and Healthy Ageing,Prof. M. Hofker, Prof. C. Wijmenga

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