Fully funded bioinformatics PhD student position

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Job Type:
  • Graduate Position (Starting date September 1, 2019)
Degree Level Required:
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Fully funded bioinformatics PhD student position

The position will be funded $20,000 per year for 4 years (starting time: September 1, 2019). For more information about the group’s research, please visit www.hu-bioinformaticslab.org .


The successful candidate will develop deep learning and advanced statistical algorithms to analyze microbiome, compound structures and chemogenomic data sets.


The successful candidate should have a thesis-based Master’s degree in broadly defined life science, computer science, computer engineering or mathematics. He or she should have solid background in microbiology or human genetics. The successful candidate should have a GPA >3.5 of 4.5 (average >=85% in the last 60 credits).

Depending on the candidate’s background, he/she can register the PhD program in either the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics or the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • How to Apply

    To apply, please send a CV, transcripts, related reports/publications written in English to Dr. Pingzhao Hu at pingzhao.hu@umanitoba.ca.