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Uppsala University, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

Postdoctoral position in bioinformatics with a focus on integrative data analysis of cell painting and proteomics with AI and machine learning

Are you a recent PhD graduate who wishes to aim for an academic career? Do you want to work with research, supported by competent and friendly colleagues in an international environment? Are you looking for an employer committed to sustainable employment practices and offering secure and favorable working conditions? Welcome to apply for a position as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences at Uppsala University.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences • Part of something big.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences is an interdisciplinary environment where 10 research areas work to contribute to better medicines and a healthier world. With laboratories in the heart of Uppsala Biomedical Center and Sweden's only Faculty of Pharmacy, we are a vital engine in the development of education and research in the pharmaceutical sciences. More information about the department and its activities is available at

Research in the field of bioinformatics. Computational method development to integrate data from cell morphology (cell painting) with proteomics (thermal proteome profiling) for the analysis of the mechanistic effects of chemicals on cells. The project will be conducted in collaboration with an experimentally oriented postdoc who will be recruited simultaneously to the department.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position of 2 years according to central collective agreement.  Full time position. Starting date 2024-06-03 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala

For further information about the position, please contact: Professor Ola Spjuth and Associate Professor Erik Jansson.

Please submit your application by may 6, 2024, UFV-PA 2024/1170.

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  • Doctoral degree in bioinformatics or related field, or a foreign degree deemed equivalent to a doctoral degree in the specified field. The degree must be completed no later than the time of the employment decision. Preferably, the degree should have been obtained within the last three years. The starting point for calculating the three-year timeframe is the final application deadline. In special cases, such a degree may have been obtained earlier, with special reasons including leave due to illness, parental leave, union-related trust assignments, etc.
  • Solid experience in data analysis on biological data.
  • Experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning, including deep neural networks.
  • Proficient programming skills in Python.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, as well as good documentation skills.

Additional qualifications

  • Experience with methods for integrating multiple data types such as proteomics and cell morphology.
  • Experience in the analysis of microscopy images.
  • Experience in the analysis of mass spectrometry data.
Job ID: 73084550

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