Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded 15 PhD positions (TranSYS)

By | August 23, 2019

15 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Project TranSYS (Translational Research and Systems Medicine) – TranSYS – Project 860895

Tags: Medicine, Bioscience Engineering, Human Genetics, Public Health, Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science, Biosystems, Engineering Science, Science

 PhD research positions available:

ESR 1: “Development of individual-specific molecular networks” at the KU LEUVEN/Leuven University (Belgium), under supervision of Kristel Van Steen. Secondment partners: Institut Pasteur, The Golden Helix Foundation.

ESR 2: “Hunting for patient subtypes through image-based phenotypes as biomarkers for major gene effects in medical disorders” at the KU LEUVEN/Leuven University (Belgium), under supervision of Kristel Van Steen. Secondment partners: Barcelona Supermoting Center, Lifeglimmer GMBH.

ESR3: “GDPR regulation in translational medicineMain” at the Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam (Netherlands) under supervision of  P. van der Spek. Secondment partners: Deloitte Consulting BV, Shivom.

ESR 4: “Developing a precision medicine ethics, between personal empowerment and collective responsibility” at the KU LEUVEN/Leuven University (Belgium), under supervision of Kris Dierickx. Secondment partners: Fundacion Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas Carlos III, The Golden Helix Foundation

ESR 5: “Personalized molecular signatures for modulatingprogression of metabolic liver disease (NAFLD) to hepatocellular carcinoma” at the Univerza V Ljublani (Slovenia) under supervision of D. Rozman. Secondment partners: Uiniversitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Insilicotrials Technologies s.r.l.

ESR 6: “Dissecting cellular heterogeneity of Parkinson’s disease (PD) related iPS cells during aging by integrated single cell transcriptomics and imaging analysis to identify disease modifiers” at the Université Du Luxembourg (Luxembourg), under supervision of  A. Skupin Institut Pasteur, Deloitte Consulting bv.

ESR 7: “Personalized approaches to modulate tumor behavior using vitamin D3” at the Fundacion Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologogicas Carlos III (University of Madrid, Spain), under supervision of F. Real. Secondment partners : KU Leuven, Shivom.

ESR 8: “Integrative modelling of autoimmune diseases” at the Institut Pasteur (UMPC Sorbonne Universités, France), under supervision of B Schwikowski. Secondment partners KU Leuven, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Insilicotrials Technologies s.r.l. 

ESR 9: “Patient-centric data integration framework for highly dimensional data” at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain), under supervision of N Pržulj.  Secondment partners Université de Luxembourg, Qiagen Aarhus AS (Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam).

ESR 10: “Development of Clinical Blockchain Network” at the Shivom, United Kingdom (KU Leuven/Leuven University), under supervision of D Bake. Secondment partners Université du Luxembourg, KU Leuven.

ESR 11: “Identification of biological subtypes related to treatment resistant depression” at the Biomax Informatics ag, (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtät München, Germany) under supervision of M Butz-Ostendorf. Secondment partners Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften EV.

ESR 12:”Multi-omics analysis to delineate drug-response pathways” at the Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen (Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Netherlands) under supervision of C Wijmenga. Secondment partners Lifeglimmer gmbh, Fundacion Centro Nacional de InvestigacionesOncologicas Carlos III.

ESR 13: “Understanding stress-responsive molecular networks” at the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften EV (Ludwig-Maximilians -Universität München, Germany) under supervision of E Binder.  Secondment partners Biomax Informatics AG, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Qiagen Aaarhus as (Erasmus Universtair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam).

ESR 14: “Standardization of disease and population-specific genotyping panel for preemptive pharmacogenomics: Towards population pharmacogenomics” The Golden Helix Foundation, (UK)  under supervision of G Patrinos. Secondment partners Univerza V Ljublani, Novadiscovery sas, Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam.
ESR 15: “Developing and demonstrating data mining and A.I. tools to better understand patient heterogeneity and assist patient stratification” at the Lifglimmer gmbh (Univerza v Ljublani, Slovenia) under supervision of V Martins dos Santos. Secondment partners Univerza V Ljublani, Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam

For more info and description of each project: https://gbiomed.kuleuven.be/english/research/50000622/translational-systemics-transys

Recruitment targets ESR backgrounds in 1) Lifesciences; 2) Engineering sciences and (3) Maths and Computational Modelling. In total 15 early-stage researchers will be recruited that will work at the 13 beneficiaries all across Europe.

Offer
  • Attractive 3-year full-time employment contract in accordance with the MSCA regulations for early stage researchers of the European Commission – continuation after the first year is dependent upon a positive evaluation.
  • Enrolment in a PhD program whereby PhD tuition fee is paid by project.
  • Supervision by recognized experts and access to (beyond) state-of-the-art research and pilot-scale infrastructure.
  • Training in complementary skills via participation at local and network-based events.
  • Terms of appointment and payment according to the rules and regulations laid down by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Marie S. Curie Innovative Training Networks and regulations followed by the host institution.
  • All beneficiaries will be full-time employed at their (host) institution. The researchers are expected to conduct secondments at other network partners, as planned by the main host.

Key dates

• 15-07-2019: Start date for on-line application
• 31-08-2019: Deadline for on-line application
• 01-09-2019 – 15-09-2019: Applicants reviewing by TranSYS partners
• (16-30)-09-2019: : Ranking and interviewing (via Skype) of top candidates per ESR topic
• 11-2019 – 12-2019: Targeted starting date for ESR contracts

For more details visit official website

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