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11559-SP

Bioinformatics at the Universidad de Murcia

Spain
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Please note that, although part of the information on the host institution website is in Spanish, most members of Departments and Faculties involved in the Master in Bioinformatics speak English, and the scholar will be expected to teach only in English. Detailed information about his/her tasks will be provided to candidates in a timely manner after being selected.

A) Teaching at the postgraduate level:

The candidate is expected to collaborate teaching some of the courses of the Master in Bioinformatics program. The courses in which the candidate will participate will be chosen according to his/her interest and previous experience.

The course program and other details (in Spanish) can be found on the Universidad de Murcia website.

B) Research:

The candidate is expected to collaborate with our research groups on Bioinformatics topics according to his/her interests and profile. This collaboration includes but is not limited to meetings, research paper proposals, doctorate seminars, and participation in research projects.
The main areas of our research groups are, in alphabetical order:

  • Analysis of Omics Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biostatistics
  • Genome Analysis
  • High Performance Computing
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Network Modeling and Analysis
  • Ontologies and Semantic Interoperability
  • Systems Biology

The staff of the Master in Bioinformatics program can be found at this link.

Grant Length
Three months
Grant Dates

Mid-October 2021 to mid-January 2021
February 2022 to mid-April 2022

These dates match when the Master's in Bioinformatics program is in session.

Locations

School of Biology

Campus Universitario de Espinardo

30100 Murcia

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Information Sciences/Systems
Mathematics
Medical Sciences
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

  • Analysis of Omics Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biostatistics
  • Genome Analysis
  • High Performance Computing
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Network Modeling and Analysis
  • Ontologies and semantic interoperability
  • Systems Biology
Special Features

The Universidad de Murcia (UM) sponsors this award and, in addition to financial benefits, offers advice to find housing and, if necessary, a school for dependent children. A contact will be available to help the professor adapt to the university. The Scholar will enjoy all the benefits and rights of a regular faculty member of the UM, including access to all digital resources.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Up To 1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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