PhD graduate student position

Institution/Company:
University of Manitoba
Location:
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Job Type:
  • Graduate Position
Degree Level Required:
Masters
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PhD graduate student position

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

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

The successful candidate can be registering in Individual Interdisciplinary Study Program (Dept. of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics (Primary), and Dept. of Computer Science or Dept. of Statistics (Support) ) if he/she has strong statistical or computer science background- http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/programs/interdisciplinary.html Otherwise the student will register in the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics.

Responsibilities:

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

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

    If you are interest in it, please send me your CV and transcripts at Pingzhao.hu@umanitoba.ca.