Postdoctoral Research Fellow in modelling an machine learning at Uni of Bergen, Norway 2022


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in modelling an machine learning is available for doctoral degree candidates in (bio)statistics, bioinformatics, mathematics, computer science or a related field at Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: NOK 563 900 gross p.a

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine

University of Bergen (UiB), Norway


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Qualification Details

  • The applicant must hold a Norwegian PhD or an equivalent degree within (bio)statistics, bioinformatics, mathematics, computer science or a related field, or have the doctoral thesis submitted prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the PhD has been awarded at the latest within 5 months after the deadline for applications
  • Very good knowledge in statistics and mathematics is required
  • Programming knowledge is required
  • Experience from GWAS analyses and RNA sequencing analyses is required
  • Experience in counseling, teaching, grant applications writing is an advantage
  • Experience in diabetes research is an advantage
  • The applicant must be able to work independently and in a structured manner, and have the ability to cooperate with others
  • Proficiency in both written and oral English is required

About the position of postdoctoral research fellow:

The position of postdoctoral research fellow is a fixed-term appointment with the primary objective of qualifying the appointee for work in top academic positions.  Postdoctoral fellowships are fixed term positions. You can not be employed as a postdoctoral fellow for more than one fixed term period at the same institution. Also, you cannot be employed in a postdoctoral position if you have previously held this type of position at a different institution in the region.

Upon appointment, applicants must submit a project proposal for the qualifying work including a work schedule. It is a requirement that the project is completed in the course of the period of employment.

The employee may be assigned required duties in the form of teaching and similar work at the department.

Responsibilities/Job Description

At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, a position as Postdoctoral Fellow (100%) is available for a period of for three (3) years. The position is part of the project: “Modelling of diabetes progression to complications employing integration of omics data and machine learning tools”. The position is placed at the Center for Diabetes Research ( ) in Bergen, and funded by the Bergen Research Foundation.

About the project/work tasks:

  • Large scale omics analyses using GWAS and Somalogic proteomics for diabetes related phenotypes, i.e. clinical factors and vascular complications
  • Modelling of different omics data, i.e. transcriptomics, proteomics and genetics using standard regression approaches, innovative statistical techniques and machine learning tools to design a prediction model for diabetes progression
  • Establishing bioinformatics networks in European collaborative consortia and supervising biomedical master and PhD students

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Your application must include:

  • A brief account of the applicant`s research interests and motivation for applying for the position
  • Transcripts and diplomas (applicants with education from other countries than Norway must enclose witnessed diplomas in both the original language and authorized translations) and documentation of approved doctoral thesis
  • Complete list of publications
  • Publications (pdf) it is important that each of the scholarly works on which the committee should place special emphasis, is attached in its entirety
  • Two referees (name and contact information)

About the Employer:

Note or Other details


  • Exciting development opportunities as part of your role in a strong professional environment
  • Salary level 62 (code 1352/pay framework 24.6) at present NOK 563 900 gross p.a., with a degree in Medicine or Dentistry level 63 (code 1352/pay framework 24.7) at present NOK 574 700, with a medical specialization level 65 (code 1352/pay framework 24.9) at present NOK 594 300, gross p.a. on the government salary scale. Further promotion will be after service seniority in the position
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Good welfare benefits

General information:

The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.

The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.

Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.

Further information about our employment process can be found here.

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Contact details

For further information please contact Prof. Valeriya Lyssenko, [email protected], phone: +46-730427352

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