2013 University of Luxembourg Doctoral Student Position in Systems Biomedicine in Luxembourg

University of Luxembourg is pleased to offer doctoral student position. The position is offered for 3 years in systems biomedicine. The position offers interdisciplinary research opportunities at several hot spots of Systems Biology. The applicant will also receive a comprehensive salary and great educational support. The applicants applying for the position should have good programming skills and an excellent english writing and speaking skills. The position may be extended up to 4 years. The eligible applicants  may be extended up to 4 years. The PhD student will get employment at the University of Luxembourg and also PhD degree.

Study Subject(s): Position is offered in Systems Biomedicine.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postdoctoral degree.
Scholarship Provider: University of Luxembourg
Scholarship can be taken at: Luxembourg

Eligibility: Masters degree
-critical thinking, capacity for teamwork
-mathematical knowledge (ideally including PDE and stochastic processes)
-good programming skills (preferentially experience in C/C++)
-delight in travelling, some background in biology, neuroscience, astrocyte neuron interaction and/or metabolism would be helpful
-Excellent English writing and speaking skills are required.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries:  Luxembourg students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The project has a highly interdisciplinary character by combining multiscale modelling and high-resolution imaging experiments. In the modelling part the PhD candidate will use analytical as well as computational techniques to analyse reaction-diffusion systems in complex morphologies. Thereby the role of the spatiotemporal organization of active molecules like enzymes and ion channels will be analysed. This will be complemented by experiments in collaboration with the Ellisman group and a long-term visit of the candidate at the NCMIR at University California San Diego where the student will learn how to perform high-resolution imaging experiments and the corresponding data analysis. Moreover, the candidate may also collaborate with the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle (USA) for additional data acquisition.

Duration of Awards: Fixed-term contract 3 years, 40h/week, may be extended up to 4 years.

What does it Cover? Not known

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the applications online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for applications is 31st January 2013

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