*Vacancy: Scientific Collaborator in Statistical Bioinformatics*

*Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation**,

Medical University of Graz, Austria*

predoc level with PhD opportunity, 30 hours per week

available from May 1st, 2012

*Tasks:*

* Working in the project “Biostatistical-genomical analysis of the

clinical relevance of liver cancer models” which is collaborative

research with the Institute of Pathology and part of international

collaborations on metabolic disease-driven hepatocellular cancer

* Statistical analysis of human and mouse arrayCGH data from our

laboratory using R packages

* Application of statistical modelling and statistical (machine)

learning approaches to omics data

* Analysis of time-course or functional data from omics experiments

* Algorithmic and software development in R (Bioconductor)

*Qualifications:*

* Master degree from an accredited university in (bio)statistics,

mathematical or computational biology, bioinformatics with a strong

statistical component or similar

* Experience with the statistical analysis of arrayCGHs and of other

array technologies

* Experience with R and another omics-relevant programming language

* Preferably also experience with R-Forge projects and CRAN submissions

* Excellent command of English when not native

* Basic knowledge of German when not native

*For more information see: *

http://www.medunigraz.at/imi/en/events/job_medinfo_02_2012.php

Enquiries are welcome and should be directed to *Prof. Michael G.

Schimek* per email: michael.schimek@medunigraz.at

*The closing date for the receipt of applications is **March 24th, 2012.*

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Prof. Michael G. SCHIMEK, DPhil, PhD

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Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation

Medical University of Graz

Auenbruggerplatz 2/V

8036 Graz

AUSTRIA, EUROPE

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Phone: +43 316 385 Ext. 14263 (desk), Ext. 13201 (secretary)

Fax: +43 316 385 13590

E-Mail Office: imi@medunigraz.at

Web: http://www.meduni-graz.at/imi/en/index.php

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