2 post-doctoral researchers

2 year fixed-term contract, full-time


We are seeking 2 post-doctoral researchers to make significant contributions to the project: “New tools for the prediction of influential nodes and links in multi-level cancer-related networks”, a Luxembourg-Singapore research partnership. The successful candidates will implement new algorithms, analyse extensive and diverse data, and integrate the outputs of their work at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU). We are looking for candidates highly driven to generate and disseminate results as part of multidisciplinary teams, under critical time constraints and in culturally-diverse environemnts. We will also offer ample opportunities for career development, including training at LIH, NTU or elsewhere.

Key Accountabilities

  • Implement and evaluate computational techniques using suitable programming languages, such as Java, C++, Phyton or R

  • Build and test computational models using multiple types of public and laboratory-owned data, including multi-omics datasets

  • Perform tasks relevant to the assessment and communication of research outcomes  

  • Make significant contributions to publications or oral dissemination of results

  • Maintain regular communication between the teams in Luxembourg and Singapore

  •  Participate in laboratory activities, including seminars and interactions with other teams

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology, computer science or closely related area

  • Previous research publications as first author.

  • Solid knowledge of statistical analysis and probabilistic modelling

  • Experience in the analysis of data in the context of biological interaction networks

  • Significant coding skills in any of the following languages: Java, C++, Phyton or R

  • Demonstrable capacity to perform multiple research tasks under time and resource constraints

  • Languages: English fluency (written and oral)

Due to funding regulations, we will only consider applications from researchers who have worked >12 months outside Luxembourg in the preceding 24 months.

Full job description and further information for applicants are available in the ‘job section’ of the website www.lih.lu.

Ref.: CM/PDR0416/FA/LRNO