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PhD Position in Switzerland for a Computer Scientist at the University of Geneva


Call for PhD position at University of Geneva, Switzerland
Study Subject(s):Development of stochastic heuristics for inferring the evolution of DNA & protein sequences
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: University of Geneva
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland
Eligibility:
creative and highly motivated people  with a strong interest in biological molecular evolution and clear skills in optimisation and parallelisation techniques
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Description: The successful candidates will extensively compare the performances of existing stochastic heuristics (including the ‘Meta-population Genetic Algorithm’, see www.metapiga.org), and develop new ones, for large phylogeny inference. The code will also have to be developed for Cloud/Grid as well as GPU computing
How to Apply: Please send (combined into one single pdf file) a brief letter of interest, your CV, as well as contact information of two references to: Michel Milinkovitch (Michel.Milinkovitch [at] unige [dot] ch), Laboratory of Artificial & Natural Evolution, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Scholarship Application Deadline: Contact Employer
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