Two Phd Student Positions

Institution/Company:
University of Manitoba
Location:
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Job Type:
  • Graduate Position
Degree Level Required:
Masters, Bachelor's
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Two Phd Student Positions

Dr. Pingzhao Hu at The Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics and Department of Computer Science of the University of Manitoba has two funded PhD student positions in Bioinformatics/Statistical Genetics. More information can be found at http://www.hu-bioinformaticslab.org/positions.html.

Position 1 is funded by a recently awarded CIHR team grant. This position will be funded for 4 years with annual research assistantship $21,000. Position 2 is funded by a recently awarded CIHR Project grant. This position will be funded for 4 years with annual research assistantship $21,000.

Responsibilities:

Position 1 -The candidate will develop and apply computational and statistical methods to integrate multiple complex health data to build prediction models and identify biomarkers.

Position 2 - The candidate will develop deep learning models to identify antibiotic drug candidates.

Qualifications:

The successful candidates should have strong background in broadly defined life science/medicine and be familiar with R or python programming or you can learn them quickly. He/She should have MSc degree.

  • How to Apply

    To apply for the positions, please send a CV, transcripts, related reports/publications written in English to Dr. Pingzhao Hu at pingzhao.hu@umanitoba.ca before May 1, 2020 for Canada/USA applicants to be starting at 2020 Fall Term or June 1, 2020 for international applicants to be starting at 2021 Winter term/January 2021.