[BioC] PhD Student Position in Statistics in Switzerland on Bayesian Methods for Integrated Genomics

Ivo Kwee ivo.kwee at irb.unisi.ch
Sat Apr 8 14:48:46 CEST 2006

PhD Student Position in Statistics in Switzerland
on Bayesian Methods for Integrated Genomics

IOSI (Oncology Institute in Bellinzona) and IDSIA (Artificial
Intelligence Institute near Lugano) in Ticino, Switzerland are
seeking an outstanding PhD student with excellent mathematical
skills, interested in Bayesian statistics, MDL, information
theory, data fusion, multiple testing, Bioinformatics, and/or
related areas. The main goal of this PhD project is to develop
and apply Bayesian methods in the field of microarray genomics. A
masters (or equivalent) in mathematics or statistics or physics or
related area is a prerequisite.

The new PhD student will interact with Francesco Bertoni, Ivo
Kwee, Marcus Hutter, and other people at IOSI and IDSIA. The
initial appointment will be for 2 years, starting in summer 2006
(or later) with possibility of prolongation. English is the
official language at IDSIA and IOSI.

See http://www.idsia.ch/~marcus/idsia/jobs.htm for more information on the
PhD position.

Applicants should submit:

 (i) Detailed curriculum vitae (including grades),
(ii) List of three references (including their email addresses),
(iii) Statement on how their research interests fit the above topics (1-2
(iv) Links to their masters thesis and/or publications.

We would like to fill the position as soon as possible.
Please send all documents at your earliest convenience to:

 Marcus Hutter,
 Galleria 2,
 6928 Manno (Lugano),

Applications can also be submitted by email to marcus @ idsia.ch (1MB max!).
WWW pointers to ps/pdf/doc/html files are welcome.
Use Firstname.Lastname.DocDescription.DocType for filename convention.

Thanks for your interest,

Ivo Kwee, Senior researcher, IDSIA/IOSI
Marcus Hutter, Senior researcher, IDSIA
Francesco Bertoni, Group Leader, IOSI
[Ticino, March 2006]

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