18/07/2017
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
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11 PhD positions in the IMforFUTURE EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    IMforFUTURE partner institutions throughout Europe
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    MathematicsStatistics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/03/2018 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Multiple locations, see work locations below.
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    31/03/2018
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    721815

Innovative training in methods for future data (IMforFUTURE) is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN-ETN). We offer an innovative multidisciplinary and intersectoral research training programme for 11 PhD students in statistics (4 positions), integrated data analysis (3 positions), glycoproteomics and genetics (2 positions) and glycoproteomics analysis (2 positions). The aim is to integrate genetics, glycomics, and epigenomics datasets into systems biology for ageing by developing innovative methods for high throughput omics and for integrative analysis of omics data. Further information can be found at https://imforfuture.eu and http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/209134_en.html

The following positions are available:

Research projects in Statistics:

  • Mixed models for measurement error and overdispersion (position closed) - University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Flexible survival models - University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Network-based methods for analysis of multiple omics data (position closed) - University of Bologna, Italy
  • Statistical methods for integrative analysis of omics data (position closed) - UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands

Research projects in integrated analysis:

  • Analysis of omics to data on centenarians (position closed) - University of Bologna, Italy
  • Analysis of omics to TwinsUK (position closed) - Kings College London, United Kingdom
  • Genetic variants in protein glycosylation - to be advertised - University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Research projects in Glycoproteomics and Genomics:

Research projects in Glycomics and Glycoproteomics:

  • High-throughput glycoproteomic analysis (position closed) — Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • In-depth glycoproteomic analysis (position closed) — GlyXera, Magdeburg, Germany

Benefits

These are salaried positions with salaries (subject to country correction factors) of Euros 44,895.

Benefits:

  • Located at excellent research environments
  • Opportunities for international collaboration and travel to world class academic and industrial partners
  • Training in a range of state-of-the-art scientific skills, intellectual property and generic skills
  • Secondment placements within the network's partners
  • Participation in the IMforFUTURE ITN European-wide research and training events

 

 

 

Eligibility criteria

A good undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) / Masters or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics, or Econometrics. See the individual project descriptions for more information.

 

To meet the eligibility requirements for appointment as an early stage researcher funded by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network:

  • You must be within the first four years (full-time equivalent) of your research career, and have not yet been awarded a doctoral degree (e.g. PhD), at the time of recruitment to this role
  • You must not have resided or carried out your main activity (such as work or study) in the host country for more than 12 months during the 3 years prior to your recruitment to this role.

Selection process

Shortlisting and interviews may vary from August to September 2017. Early applications are encouraged.

Further information on each position can be found under the project titles.

Additional comments

More information on Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks is available at the following webpage: http://cordis.europa.eu/programme/rcn/700051_en.html

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Mathematics: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

  • Experience of undertaking academic research;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Good time management and planning skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines and manage competing demands effectively;
  • A proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team;
  • A strong commitment to your own continuous professional development.

Specific Requirements

Please see the individual project descriptions for more information.

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
University of Leeds
United Kingdom
Leeds
2 position(s) available at
University of Bologna
Italy
Bologna
2 position(s) available at
Leiden University Medical Centre
Netherlands
Leiden
1 position(s) available at
Kings College London
United Kingdom
London
1 position(s) available at
University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Edinburgh
1 position(s) available at
University of Zagreb
Croatia
Zagreb
1 position(s) available at
Genos
Croatia
Zagreb
1 position(s) available at
GlyXera
Germany
Magdeburg

EURAXESS offer ID: 233762