Oferta de doctorado en Australia en biologia evolutiva ~ Bioblogia.net

2 de abril de 2019

Oferta de doctorado en Australia en biologia evolutiva

Project description:
We are looking for a talented PhD student to develop methods for real-time analysis of bacterial and viral outbreaks. The project will be part of a larger effort with international collaborators in the UK and USA that aims to develop methods that efficiently and accurately analyse data streams being generated by laboratories around the world. The project will provide the student experience in statistical modeling, programming, bioinformatics, and evolutionary biology.

Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in bioinformatics, computer science,
statistics, engineering or a related quantitative field.

Knowledge and skills to be developed:
Bayesian statistics
Phylogenetics and evolutionary biology
Software development in R, Python, Java, C or C++
Production software engineering
Linux command-line, HPC and cloud computing
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Project supervisors:
Professor Aaron Darling and Dr. Mathieu Fourment

Research environment:
This role is within the ithree institute in the Faculty of Science, one
of the largest faculties at UTS, which is Australia's top ranked young
university, with a particular focus on research translation. The ithree
institute brings together a team of scientists with diverse skill sets
who collectively address key challenges in the understanding and control
of infectious diseases in humans and animals.

Commencement date:
Domestic applicants would be expected to commence studies in the Spring
2019 or Autumn 2020 terms (Closing dates April 30 2019 and September
30 2019). International applicants would be expected to commence studies
in the Autumn 2020 terms (Closing date June 30 2019).

Informal enquiries can be sent to aaron.darling@uts.edu.au or
mathieu.fourment@uts.edu.au --

Dr. Mathieu Fourment
ithree institute
University of Technology Sydney

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