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PhD position in Computational Biology
Tampere University of Technology
Finland-Tampere

The Computational Medicine and Statistical Learning Laboratory at the Tampere University of Technology, Finland, has an open position for a PhD student.

The area of research is in the broader field of biostatistics and we are are particularly interested in the analysis of NGS data from cancer.

For more information about the activities of the group and our publications please go to:
www.bio-complexity.com
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=emmert-streib
We are looking for a highly motivated, talented applicant with:
1. A master’s degree in the field of statistics, biostatistics or applied statistics with excellent grades.
2. Very strong programming skills in at least one common programming language.
3. Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
4. Experience with ensemble methods, e.g., bagging or boosting, and LASSO (Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator) is desirable.

Job Information
Position Type: PhD student position
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Full Time
Status: open

Contact Information
Tampere University of Technology
Frank Emmert-Streib
How To Apply:Email: frank.emmert-streib at tut.fi