Performs basic or applied techniques in two main lines of research, involving systems biology and social networks. We are accepting applicants in either area. Prepares and writes research papers, presentations, grant proposals, etc. Our research on systems biology focuses on the properties of biological networks, with applications to metabolic modeling, flux balance methods, and human diseases. The research on social networks involves the study and modeling of extensive communication datasets. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.
Must have a Ph.D.; must be able to deal with large-scale data analysis and have knowledge on biological databases and interest in applying network science tools to these systems. Background in statistical modeling and machine learning in biological contexts is a plus. The ideal candidate has a bioinformatics, physics, computer science, mathematics or bioengineering PhD, and previous research experience in bioinformatics or biological networks.
Requisition Number: STFR004968
Internal Number: 57566
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