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PhD position in biostatistics for "personalised cancer therapies" (Oslo)
viernes, 03 junio 2016

Dear all,

We are searching for an outstanding candidate with a strong interest in statistics/ machine learning and cancer research for a PhD student position in Biostatistics at the Department of Biostatistics and Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE) at the University of Oslo, Norway (http://www.med.uio.no/imb/english/research/centres/ocbe).

The successful PhD candidate will develop and explore statistical and machine learning methods for the prediction of drug responses and molecular treatment targets based on large-scale DNA sequencing data and other molecular data sources. The candidate will join the research efforts within the BigInsight (www.biginsight.no) project “Personalized cancer therapies” and as such will be part of a growing group of researchers in Oslo working on the development of methods for personalized therapies in cancer.

You can find out more about the position and on how to apply here:

This is an opportunity to join one of Europe's most active biostatistics groups at an exciting time. The Department of Biostatistics is part of the recently funded center for research-based innovation BigInsight, a consortium of academic, industrial and public partners. BigInsight will develop original statistical and machine learning methodologies and analytical and computational tools to extract knowledge from complex and big data, with focus on two central themes, namely novel personalized solutions and sharper predictions of transient behaviors. BigInsight will be a leading international center in model-based statistics for complex, high dimensional data.

The application deadline is 09/06/2016.

If you are interested please contact Assoc. Prof. Manuela Zucknick ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for informal inquiries.

With best wishes,
Manuela Zucknick