Post-doctoral researcher - FA1016

We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher 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 candidate will implement new algorithms, analyse extensive and diverse data, and integrate the outputs of her/his work at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU). We are looking for a candidate highly driven to generate and disseminate results as part of multi-disciplinary teams, under critical time constraints and in culturally-diverse environments. 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++, Python 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++, Python or R.

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

  • Language skills: English fluency (written and oral).

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


2 year fixed-term contract, full-time