Doctoral researcher in Computational Biology / Biostatistics

Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Luxembourg Capellen Belvaux


We seek a highly motivated computational biologist / bioinformatician (MSc level) who is experienced in the analysis of large-scale biomedical omics or neuroimaging data, using statistical methods and machine learning, and bioscientific data processing and programming. The candidate will conduct integrative machine learning analyses of biomedical data, focusing on molecular, neuroimaging and clinical data for neurodegenerative diseases. This will include the development of new structured machine learning approaches, the application of software to disease-related multimodal datasets, and the joint interpretation of the data together with experimental and clinical collaborators. The project will use new biological high-throughput data from patients, healthy controls, as well as in-vitro and in-vivo disease models. With the help of pathway-, network- and machine learning analyses, the goal is to improve the mechanistic understanding of molecular and cellular perturbations in common neurological disorders.


Your Profile:
• The candidate will have a MSc or equivalent degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, or biostatistics / machine learning
• Prior experience in large-scale data processing and statistics / machine learning is required
• A track record of previously completed courses and/or publications involving analyses of large-scale biological data (e.g. omics, neuroimaging data) should be outlined in the CV
• Demonstrated skills and knowledge in next-generation sequencing data analysis, biostatistics, machine learning, pathway and network analysis are highly advantageous
• The candidate should have a cross-disciplinary aptitude, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and a keen interest in collaborative biomedical research
• Fluency in oral and written English

We offer:
• A fully funded position with a highly competitive salary.
• An opportunity to join the Luxembourg Centre of Systems Biomedicine with an international and interdisciplinary work atmosphere.
• Working in a scientifically stimulating, innovative, dynamic, well- equipped, and international surrounding.
• Opportunity to work closely with international academic partners.
• State-of-the-art research facilities and computational equipment

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Applications should contain the following documents (combined into one pdf document):
• A detailed Curriculum vitae
• A motivation letter, including a brief description of past research experience and future interests, as well as the earliest possible starting date
• Copies of degree certificates and transcripts
• Name and contact details of at least two referees

For further information, please contact:
Enrico Glaab
enrico.glaab (at)