Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Computer Science for Genomics Applications
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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About the SnT

SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.

We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role

  • Conduct highly innovative research across the domains of computer science, social sciences and bioethics on an interdisciplinary research project entitled Privacy and security of next-generation genome services .
  • Contribute to the design of privacy preserving techniques for genomics applications
  • Homomorphic encryption and Secure Multiparty computation methods for genomics privacy
  • Privacy preserving machine learning techniques in genomics applications
  • Publish research results and present them at international conferences
  • Contribute to reports and research publications
  • Engage in dissemination of results to stakeholders
  • Write a cumulative PhD thesis
  • The project stems from a partnership between the University of Luxembourg and Megeno S.A ., a Luxembourg-based company whose business is to facilitate long-term storage of genome data and repurpose it to enable genome-informed personalized treatment and disease prevention.

    Your Profile

  • Strong mathematical and algorithmic CS background with a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or other related discipline
  • Good software development skills in C / C++ and / or scripting languages like Python
  • Proficiency in English
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary research, privacy preserving techniques
  • Good academic writing and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work indepently and as a team member
  • Inquisitive and critical mind, collaborative attitude
  • Background in cryptology and Bioinformatics, in particular sequence analysis is a strong plus
  • Background in ML libraries such as Tersorflow or scikit-learn is a plus
  • Here’s what awaits you at SnT

    But wait, there’s more!

  • Complete picture of the perks we offer
  • Discover our Partnership Programme
  • Download the brochure : Why choose SnT for your PhD?
  • Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.

    In Short

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Kirchberg
  • Job Reference : UOL03777
  • Further Information

    Applications should be submitted online and include :

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Digital copy of diploma certificates
  • A motivation letter detailing why the candidate intends to undertake a PhD and how s / he intends to advance the state of the art in Informed consent solutions for next generation genome services
  • Contact information of three references
  • All qualified individuals are encouraged

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