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PhD Position in Bioimage Analysis and Bioinformatics at Uni of Southern Denmark, Denmark 2022

Denmark

PhD Position in Bioimage Analysis and Bioinformatics is available for master’s degree candidates in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or closely related fields at Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Aug 15, 2022
Contract Period: 3 years
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

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Qualification Details

Invited are applications from outstanding candidates with a master’s degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or closely related fields. Fluency in Python and knowledge in Java are essential.

The ideal candidate would have a documented background and experience in one or several of the following topics:

  • Image segmentation and 3D reconstruction of subcellular structures
  • Implementation of convolutional neural networks for image processing and analysis
  • Implementation and development of advanced image denoising methods
  • Single particle tracking
  • Bayesian analysis and model reduction techniques
  • Machine learning method development

Responsibilities/Job Description

A PhD position is available in the group of Associate Professor Daniel Wüstner at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense.

The Wüstner group integrates quantitative fluorescence microscopy and bioimage informatics with biophysics and cell biology to study transport processes in living cells. We are part of the Danish Molecular Biomedical Imaging Center (DaMBIC) and the Nikon Center of Excellence in Microscopy at the University of Southern Denmark, housing state-of-the art equipment for advanced bioimaging applications such as wide field, confocal and multiphoton microscopy, stimulated emission depletion (STED) microscopy and stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM). We are also very active in the field of bioimage analysis and have several workstations equipped with latest hardware for implementing deep learning and other machine learning approaches into image analysis pipelines.  As a PhD student in the Wüstner group, you will be engaged in an ambitious projects aimed at determining lipid trafficking pathways across in-vitro models of the blood brain barrier and their regulation. You will develop image analysis tools for improved analysis of live-cell imaging, multiphoton and super-resolution microscopy as well as X-ray microscopy data, with the ultimate goal to develop a 3D map of lipid transport pathways across brain endothelial cells. This also includes data-based modelling of intracellular transport dynamics.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Application must be made in the form of a Declaration of Interest including the following:

  • A research proposal/description of your approach to the above project (max one page excluding references)
  • A letter stating your specific interest, motivation and qualifications for the project in question (max. two pages) (please attach this under box "Application form")
  • Detailed CV, including personal contact information
  • Copies of diplomas, Bachelor as well as Master’s degree, including transcript of notes/grades• At least two signed reference letters. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: [email protected] mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

Further information about the PhD-study can be found at the homepage of the University.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated. This also applies to reference letters.

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About the Employer:

Note or Other details

Appointment as a PhD Research Fellow is for three years. Employment stops automatically at the end of the period. The holder of the scholarship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement on salaried PhD scholars between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The successful candidate will be enrolled at this university in accordance with faculty regulations and the Danish Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities (PhD order).The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

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Contact details

For further information please contact Associate Professor Daniel Wüstner ([email protected]).

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