Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

Postdoc Position in Denmark, Aarhus University Denmark
Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Science: The Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG) at Aarhus University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Science with a focus on developing statistical and machine learning methods for genomic research in admixed populations. This is a full-time position starting on 1 September 2024, with a contract duration of two years and a potential extension based on performance.


Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:

Data Science, Statistical and Machine Learning Methods, Genomic Research


Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics (QGG), Aarhus University, C. F. Møllers Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark


  • PhD degree in data science, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field with a strong statistical and scientific programming background.
  • Theoretical background in machine learning and statistics.
  • Experience in developing computational tools in Julia, Python, or R, supported by related scientific publication records.
  • Effective communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • Good interpersonal skills, scientific self-motivation, and the ability to work in a diverse research group.

Job Description:

  • Develop statistical and machine learning methods to exploit ancestry patterns over the genome of individuals.
  • Develop methods for the simulation and analysis of complex gene regulatory network structures.
  • Create software tools for data analysis and simulations.
  • Disseminate research results through international conferences and scientific publications.
  • Organize and participate in short courses.
  • Collaborate with industry partners to apply research findings in practical scenarios.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted in English and include the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Degree certificate
  • Complete list of publications
  • Statement of future research plans
  • Information about research activities and teaching portfolio
  • Verified information on previous teaching experience (if any)

Applications should be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, accessible through the job advertisement on Aarhus University’s website.

Last Date to Apply:

24 July 2024, 23:59 CEST

For further information, contact Assistant Professor Emre Karaman via email:

Make sure to arrange for your referees to upload their letters of reference before the application deadline. Apply now to join an international and dynamic research environment at Aarhus University!



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