Postdoctoral Fellowships

31 March 2020
Postdoc in Distributed Systems / Data Science Systems

Application

The division of Software and Computer Systems at the Department of Computer Science, KTH, is looking for excellent candidates for two postdoctoral positions in the area that lies at the intersection of distributed systems, data science, data intensive computing, machine learning and deep learning.   The selected candidates are expected to have a strong background and passionate interest in topics of at least two of aforementioned areas.

Qualifications

Applicants must hold or be about to receive a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or equivalent). The doctoral degree must have been obtained within the last three years from the application deadline (some exceptions for special grounds, for instance sick leave and parental leave). The candidate should have a strong background from at least two of the areas distributed systems, data science, data intensive computing, machine learning and deep learning. 

Application

The application should contain the following:

  1. CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  2. Copies of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations to English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  3. A research statement on why you want to conduct research in areas of Distributed and Data Science Systems, about your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals; max 2 pages long.
  4. Representative publications or technical reports: Document no more than 10 pages each. For longer documents (eg dissertations), attach a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.
  5. Two recommendation letters
  6. Contact information for two reference persons. We reserve the right to contact references only for selected candidates.

Contact:

  1. Seif Haridi, haridi@kth.se
  2. Tysse Norlindh Falk, rekrytering@eecs.kth.se
  3. Vladimir Vlassov, vladv@kth.se

Last application date: 2020-03-31

20 February 2020
Postdoctoral researcher, Neurosciences - microglial heterogeneity in tau pathology

Application

The Laboratory for Cell Biology and Histology at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time vacancy for a Postdoctoral scientist in the area of Neuroscience.

We are therefore looking for a positive and skilled colleague who is eager to take the lead in this new, challenging study. As the Laboratory of Cell Biology and Histology also runs the Microscopy Core Facility, the successful applicant will benefit from access to cutting-edge microscopy infrastructure.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a doctoral degree in (Bio-)medical Sciences, Biochemistry, (Bio-)Physics, Bioscience Engineering, Veterinary Sciences or equivalent.
  • Experience with microglia, single cell sequencing, light sheet microscopy and/or image analysis is an asset.
  • You co-supervise PhD students and other team members next to which you will also contribute to small educational tasks (e.g., practical exercises).
  • Part of your job will be the organization and management of project applications.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.

Please send your short cv along with a motivation letter via email winnok.devos@uantwerpen.be until the closing date February 20th, 2020

30 March 2020
Claire-Deschênes Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition.

Application

The goal of the Claire-Deschênes Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition is to promote postdoctoral training for women who will also be offered a professorship position in engineering at Université de Sherbrooke. This competition is open to all women wishing to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in order to pursue a career as a professor of engineering at Université de Sherbrooke.

The eight fellowships will be awarded in two rounds of four fellowships.

The first round is currently open to all areas. Complete applications must be received by no later than March 1, 2020. Candidates selected for an interview must be available between March 30, 2020 and May 15, 2020.

Once the four initial fellowships are awarded, the areas of the four remaining fellowships will be made public.  

For the second selection round, applications in the four remaining areas will be accepted until September 13, 2020. Candidates selected for an interview must be available between October 19, 2020 and November 27, 2020.

Application

Each application must include the following documents:

  • a curriculum vitae of the candidate;
  • official university transcripts;
  • a cover letter;
  • a postdoctoral research plan (planned or ongoing);
  • reprints of relevant refereed papers confirming recent authorship or coauthorship;
  • two letters of recommendation must be provided directly from referees.

please send your complete application documents to: bourses-Claire-Deschenes@USherbrooke.ca. 

09 January 2020
12-month Postdoctoral research position in machine learning for neural speech decoding

Application

This position is part of the French National Research Agency. This post-doc position aims at developing new machine learning algorithms to improve the conversion of neural signals into an intelligible acoustic speech signal.

Requirement and Profile:

  • ·PhD in machine learning, signal/image/speech processing
  • ·Advanced knowledges in deep learning
  • ·Excellent programming skills (mostly Python
  • Fluent in English

To apply for this opportunity, please send a ​cover letter​, a ​resume​, and ​references​ by email to:

    • Dr. Thomas Hueber, thomas.hueber@gipsa-lab.fr
    • Dr. Laurent Girin, laurent.girin@grenoble-inp.fr
    • Dr. Blaise Yvert, blaise.yvert@inserm.fr
03 February 2020
Postdoctoral Researcher In Proteomics Of Infectious Diseases

Application

A postdoc position is available in the group of Prof. Dirk Bumann at the Biozentrum, University of Basel.

our position

To determine proteomes of various pathogens in specimens from human patients using state-of-the-art LC-MS approaches in close collaboration with the proteomics core facility. You will determine signatures of key factors of bacterial physiology in human patient samples and use them as benchmarks for improving in vitro systems.

Please apply online with a CV, letter of application, and contact info for three references. Please note that only online applications will be accepted:
https://biped2.biozentrum.unibas.ch/apply/postdoctoral-researcher-in-proteomics-of-infectious-diseases

Reviewing of applications will start on 3 February 2020 and continue unil the position is filled.

01 April 2020
Postdoctoral position: Molecular mechanisms of cardiac diseases

Application

A postdoctoral position is available at the newly created Department of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) starting April 1, 2020, for a project supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation focusing on the molecular mechanisms mediating cardiac diseases. The research interests of our laboratory are focused on the molecular and pathophysiological mechanisms promoting cardiac dysfunction. Toward this end we are investigating the function of multifunctional signaling complexes regulating pathological responses in cardiac cells and we aim at developing molecular strategies targeting these complexes as a primary mean to prevent heart failure.

Application:

Candidates are encouraged to send their curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, and names and E-mail addresses of three referees to:

Prof. Dario Diviani by E-mail at: dario.diviani@unil.ch

Post-doctoral position in cannabinoids and HIV-1 research

Application

A postdoctoral position is available at the Cochin Institute (www.institutcohin.fr) in Paris, under the supervision of Dr. Yonatan Ganor, in the laboratory of Mucosal Entry of HIV-1 and Mucosal Immunity, headed by Dr. Morgane Bomsel.

We study the potential use of cannabinoids in preventing mucosal HIV-1 transmission, focusing on Langerhans cells (LCs), the initial HIV-1 cellular targets within mucosal epithelia.

Candidate profile:

We are looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow with a PhD in life sciences, preferably in immunology or neuroimmunology, and strong interest in virology. The enthusiastic and highly motivated candidate should have at least one first author publication, and be capable of working independently and developing this research axe. Experience in molecular and cellular biology techniques, microscopy and flow cytometry, is highly appreciated.

Contact:

To apply, please send your CV, motivation letter stating your research interests/plans and at least two letters of recommendation to yonatan.ganor@inserm.fr

31 January 2020
3rd Call for applications for PhD Grants

Application

The E2S UPPA consortium (http://e2s-uppa.eu) gathering UPPA-INRA-Inria*  invites candidates to apply for 10 PhD grants.

We seek outstanding candidates with a clear passion for research and who are excited by the opportunity to provide future solutions for energy and environment. Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates able to undertake a PhD project in all areas of Energy and Environment, connected to the research priorities of the laboratories hosted by the consortium:

  • The Institute of Analytical Sciences and Physical Chemistry for Environment and Materials  (IPREM, http://iprem.univ-pau.fr) has developed over the last 10 years sound experience in analytical and physicochemical activities for environment and materials science.
  • The Pluridisciplinary Institute for Applied Research (IPRA, http://ipra.univ-pau.fr) favors collaborative research (mathematics, physics and chemistry, geosciences and numerical modelling) strongly focused on geo-resources exploration, modelling and production, sustainable construction and aeronautics.
  • The research federation Aquatic Environments and Resources (MIRA, http://milieux-aquatiques.univ-pau.fr) drives the activities of biologists, chemists, mathematicians and physicists on natural and controlled aquatic environments and their biological resources.
  • Through major interdisciplinary efforts with social sciences, Pau Droit Public (PDP, http://paudroitpublic.univ-pau.fr), the PASSAGES (http://www.passages.cnrs.fr/) and the Center for the Analysis of Trade and economic Transitions (CATT, https://catt.univ-pau.fr/en/home.html) units conduct public law development and societal research related to the energy and environmental transitions.

The indicative list of innovative topics to be tackled by applicants is appended on the last page of this call.

Eligibility:

  • Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance requirements: candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) with outstanding records.
  • English language requirements: applicants whose first language is not French or English are required to provide proofs of proficiency of the required language skills.
  • Required competencies: Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment connected to the research priorities of the laboratories hosted by the consortium.

Required application documents :

  • Cover letter – 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications and achievements, and emphasis on future goals and research focus.
  • Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in (see list at the end of this call)? To be indicated in the motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of certificates of any academic degrees and marks reports during their master studies; for candidates with a Master’s degree in progress during the 2019-2020 academic year, please join marks and rankings corresponding to the first semester of the M2.
  • Copies of certificates of French and/or English language proficiency (for non French or English speaking applicants)
  • Two letters of recommendation.

CONTACT : For general questions about the application assistance, please contact: anna.chrostowska@univ-pau.fr  or helene.barucq@inria.fr

Post-doctoral position in Human Immunology

Application

A post-doctoral research position is available immediately in the team of Dr. Salvatore Valitutti at the Cancer Research Center (CRCT) of Toulouse, France. The position is funded by a collaboration with the Institute of Research in Informatics of Toulouse, the University Hospital of Toulouse, and Bristol-Myers Squibb France.

The ideal candidate for this position has background in immunology and is interested in studies related to the immune mechanisms and their regulation at the immunological synapses. Experience with human immunology is desirable as well as excellent capabilities with primary cell culture and/or strong expertise in imaging techniques.

The specific aim of the project is to define the molecular mechanisms of tumor cell resistance to cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) attack at the immunological synapse with the purpose of enhancing CTL efficacy in tumor eradication and efficacy of immunotherapies in cancer patients. The research will be performed on clinically relevant samples using recently acquired latest-generation imaging techniques.

The CRCT is a newly built INSERM, CNRS, Toulouse University research center specialized in research in oncology, hematology and immunology. The center is located in a modern biotechnology campus and is adjacent to the Clinical Cancer Center of Toulouse (IUCT Oncopole) allowing CRCT scientists to work in close cooperation with clinicians. The CRCT hosts 20 highly successful research teams and eight core facilities grouped within a Technology Center (website: https://www.crct-inserm.fr/).

The applicant should have a PhD in immunology or cell biology or biophysics and a solid publication record.

Please send CV and a short covering letter, including the name of three references and their e-mail, to: salvatore.valitutti@inserm.fr