Physics Department, Pennsylvania State University, and

Position ID:PennState-Physics-PD [#9309, 72414]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Systems Biology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Biological Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/06/30, finished 2018/07/01, listed until 2017/12/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics and the Biology Department at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill a postdoctoral position in Computational Systems Biology. The successful candidate will participate in a collaborative project between Prof. RĂ©ka Albert in the Physics Department and Prof. Sally Assmann in the Biology Department. The project will integrate computational analysis (by graph theoretical and dynamic modeling methods) and experimental investigation to develop dynamic models of convergent signal transduction pathways in plant biology. The ideal candidate should have experience with network analysis and dynamic modeling. Requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics or other quantitative science and experience with modeling biological systems. Due to the collaborative nature of the project, the successful candidate will be an excellent interdisciplinary communicator and team player. Applications must be submitted electronically at and include a cover letter, CV and statement of research interests. Applicants should arrange for three reference letters to be submitted to indicating the appropriate job number in the subject line. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of re-funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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Further Info:
The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Physics
104 Davey Laboratory, PMB #261
University Park, PA 16802

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