SUPERVISED BY Dr. Pedro Ballester
SALARY up to €2,900 gross monthly (depending on experience)
CLOSING DATE 21 October 2021 (early application is recommended)
CONTRACT LENGTH 3 years
STARTING DATE 1 November 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Relevant research fields: Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; Chemo-informatics; Computational Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence; Artificial Neural Network.
This position will investigate the application of a range of supervised learning techniques, representations and data augmentation strategies to the discovery of bioactive molecules in ultra-large libraries for selected therapeutic targets. The project will exploit large volumes of protein structure data, including recently available Alphafold2 structures.
Selection criteria - Essential
Selection criteria - Desirable
The Cancer Research Center of Marseille (CRCM) is an INSERM centre (https://www.inserm.fr/en/about-us/inserm-at-a-glance/). The CRCM is also affiliated to the private cancer hospital Institut Paoli Calmettes, the CNRS and Aix-Marseille University. The 400+ researchers working at the CRCM form a strongly multi-disciplinary research environment (https://www.crcm-marseille.fr/).
What we offer
The successful candidate will have a 3-year contract with a gross monthly salary of up to €2,900 (depending on experience). This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated scientist wishing to work on a timely and exciting data science problem of great therapeutic importance. Selected predictions made by the developed methods will be experimentally validated by our collaborators, thus the postdoc will be also part of the resulting patents.
The postdoc will join the Ballester team at the CRCM, which provides an international and stimulating research environment. The team is composed by 3 postdocs and 5 PhD students, working on the application of machine learning to drug design and precision oncology problems. In terms of quality of life, the CRCM is located in Marseille, thus the student will enjoy living in an exciting multi-cultural city right by the French Mediterranean coast (https://www.marseille-tourisme.com/en/).
How to apply
Candidates must send an email with their CV, grades for each held university degree and a covering letter (maximum two pages) to email@example.com with subject line “Postdoc in AI for Structural Bioinformatics”. This letter should explain how they meet the essential selection criteria, which desirable selection criteria are also met and how this position would fit in their future career plans.
Please also state the names and emails of three scientists involved in assessing their academic performance, who are willing to provide a reference.Mehr
|Titel||Postdoc in Artificial Intelligence for Structural Bioinformatics|
|Job location||Jardin du Pharo 58, bd Charles Livon, 13284 Marseille|
|Veröffentlicht||September 23, 2021|
|Bewerbungsschluss||Oktober 21, 2021|
|Jobart||Post Doc  |
|Fachbereiche||Algorithmen,   Medizinische Chemie,   Bioinformatik,   Strukturbiologie,   Chemoinformatik,   Künstliche Intelligenz,   Artifizielles Neuronales Netz,   Computergestütze Chemie,   Computergestütze Biologie,    and 1 more. Maschinelles Lernen  |