Research Fellow, Statistics and Data Science

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Michael Choi and co-supervised by Dr. Wenqian Chen on stochastic algorithms with applications in bioinformatics and protein folding under a project on MAPLE: Mechanistic Accelerated Prediction of Protein Secondary Structure via LangEvin Monte Carlo, supported by a Ministry of Education Tier 1 grant under the Data for Science and Science for Data collaboration scheme.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and analyze new stochastic algorithms with applications in bioinformatics and protein folding
  • Conduct numerical and possibly physical experiments to support the theoretical findings
  • Conduct literature review in bioinformatics and protein folding


  •  Qualifications / Discipline:
    • Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics or Biochemical Engineering with research interests in stochastic algorithms, bioinformatics and related fields.
  •  Skills:
    • Research level knowledge in understanding state-of-the-art stochastic algorithms in bioinformatics and protein folding. Ability to develop new algorithms in Python.
  •  Experience:  
    • Prior research experience in stochastic algorithms and bioinformatics is preferred.

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Science
Department : Statistics and Data Science
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18761

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