Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Racah Institute of Physics / Biological Physics

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Position ID:HUJI-Racah Institute of Physics / Biological Physics-POS [#17728]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Biological Physics, Biophysics, Chemical Engineering, Computational physics, Condensed Matter Theory, Machine Learning, Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Physics, Soft Condensed Matter Theory, Soft Matter, Statistical Mechanics, Statistical physics, theoretical biology
Appl Deadline: (accepting applications posted 2020/12/05, listed until 2021/06/04)
Position Description:    

Interested in the physics of biological systems? 

What makes nature work? What are the organizing principles behind complex biological systems? Postdoc positions are available in a dynamic new theory group at the Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic scientists, interested in the physics of biological systems, especially of the immune system, the microbiome and their interactions. 

Projects vary in scope and focus: 

  • Theoretical biophysics and/or information theory
  • Numerical simulations of stochastic and nonlinear biophysical systems
  • Machine learning on biomedical data, especially at the immune/microbiome interface
  • Microbiome bioinformatics
  • Close collaborations with biological/biophysical experimental groups
Requirements are: (i) A PhD in physics, biophysics, mathematical biology, biological engineering, or related area; (ii) At least one first-author publication; (iii) Excellent command of spoken and written English. 

Please upload a cover letter, CV with publications, a research statement describing your contributions to science and your research interests, and two references. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with a flexible start date.

You will find at the Hebrew University a vibrant community of scholars and the opportunity to do cutting-edge research in a city that is more than 3000 years old! For more details about the research group, see http://www.erezetal.com.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Racah Institute of Physics
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edmond J. Safra Campus
Jerusalem 9190401 Israel

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