Date Posted
10 Dec 2024

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PhD Project
University of Macau

PhD position in Bioinformatics/Computer Science

10 Dec 2024

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Position Description

One PhD position in Bioinformatics/Computer Science at the University of Macau

The Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Group at the University of Macau is looking for a motivated PhD student in Bioinformatics or Computer Science to work on a research project focusing on the flexible receptor protein-ligand docking algorithms for computer-aided drug design. The candidate will be working as part of a team in developing novel metaheuristic algorithms and scoring functions for large-scale, highly flexible protein-ligand docking problems.

2-3 years, PhD studentship starting at Aug 2015

The ideal candidate would be a master degree holder in Bioinformatics or related disciplines with knowledge in Medical sciences or Life sciences. Knowledge in programming (C and C++) and Linux scripting are necessary; experience in molecular docking, molecular dynamics simulations or molecular modeling is an advantage. The candidate should be fluent in spoken and written English; preference will be given to applicants with good publication records in relevant areas.

MOP 11,000-14,000/month

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How to Apply

Send your current CV, your academic transcripts, a letter of motivation and research interests, two letters of recommendations from academic faculty to Dr. Shirley Siu at shirleysiu[at] before March 2015.

Position Category: Chemical Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project.