Postdoc­toral Re­searcher in Ma­chine Learn­ing and Com­pu­ta­tional Bio­logy

Postdoc­toral Re­searcher in Ma­chine Learn­ing and Com­pu­ta­tional Bio­logy

University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the research group of FIMM-EMBL Group Leader Dr. Esa Pitkänen at the Institute of Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki. The research group will start at FIMM in July 2019, and will address data integration, analysis and interpretation challenges stemming from massive-scale data generated in clinical and research settings. We will work closely with interdisciplinary collaborators at University of Helsinki, Helsinki University Hospital, EMBL and German Cancer Research Center. Specific application areas include hematological diseases, and diseases where somatic mutagenesis has a central role, such as cancer. The Fellow will work on projects such as multimodal joint learning from clinical sequencing and imaging data utilizing techniques of deep learning, aiming to create methods useful in clinical practice.

Qualifications:

  • A recent PhD degree (or close to completion) in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics or mathematics, or a related field;
  • Proficiency in machine learning, programming and statistical analysis;
  • Working knowledge of molecular biology and genetics;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Ability to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team;
  • Knowledge of TensorFlow or PyTorch is a plus.

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