PhD Position in Bioinformatics/Computer Science at University of Macau in China, 2015

 The Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Group at the University of Macau is inviting applications for PhD Position. Applicants will 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. The duration of this PhD position is 2-3 years, starting in August 2015. Remuneration paid to candidate is MOP 11000-14000/month (~USD 1375-1750/month). The applications should be submitted before March 2015.. PhD position in Bioinformatics/Computer ScienceThe 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.. Position is available for pursuing PhD degree level at the University of Macau.
The research areas of this scholarship are: PhD position is award in the field of Bioinformatics/Computer Science.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The ideal candidate would be a master degree holder in Bioinformatics or related disciplines with knowledge in Medical sciences or Life sciences (with GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4
· point scale or equivalent) . 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.
Benefits of the scholarship: Remuneration paid to candidate is  MOP 11000-14000/month (~USD 1375-1750/month).
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The duration of this PhD position is 2-3 years.
Number of scholarships: There is only one PhD position available.

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