We are seeking to fill positions for postdoctoral researchers at the Computational Bioscience Research Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
The researchers will work in the research group of Robert Hoehndorf
, a research group which is internationally recognized for their work in biomedical data mining, and which has strong collaborations with leading research institutes. The postdoctoral research will work on the development and application of Artificial Intelligence methods in bioinformatics and computational biology, with a particular focus on combining symbolic AI approaches (e.g., ontologies, knowledge graphs, rule-based systems) with machine learning methods.
- A completed PhD and Master degree in a relevant field (Computer Science or related), completed in the last 4 years.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Programming experience and experience in software development
- Experience, demonstrated by a publication record, in one of the
- Machine Learning, Data Mining, Statistics, Data Science
- Semantic Technologies and Ontologies, Knowledge Representation,
- Development of novel methods in Bioinformatics or Biomedical data
The postdoctoral researchers will be responsible for carrying out high-level research, including presentation of research results at conferences and in scientific journals.
Postdoctoral researchers are entitled to a competitive salary (commensurate with the applicant's qualifications), free, fully-furnished housing on the KAUST campus, medical and life insurance, international education at KAUST schools for dependent children, and relocation allowance.
KAUST will be responsible for the actual recruiting decision, appointment offers and employment benefits.
How to apply:
To apply, please send your CV, a list of publications, the names and contact details of two referees, and a letter of motivation by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any questions related to the position, please contact Robert Hoehndorf (email@example.com).
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international, graduate-level research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in the region, and around the globe. As an independent, merit-based institution, KAUST's pioneering matrix structure of academic divisions and interdisciplinary research centers enables top researchers from around the globe and across all cultures to work together to solve challenging scientific and technological issues.