Research Associate/Senior Research Associate: Newcastle University invites applications for the post of Research Associate or Senior Research Associate in the area of AI for DNA/RNA Nanotechnology. This Prof. N. There is a unique opportunity to work within the Krasnogor-led Interdisciplinary Computing and Complex Biosystems Research Group (ICOS). The successful candidate will contribute to cutting-edge research in computational design, modeling, optimization, and AI applications in DNA/RNA nanotechnology systems.
• Research Associate: £33,966 to £44,263 per year
• Senior Research Associate: £45,585 to £52,815 per year
• Research Area: AI for DNA/RNA Nanotechnology
Location: Newcastle, GB
• Required: PhD degree in appropriate field
• Desirable: Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Research Associate/Senior Research Associate in AI for DNA/RNA Nanotechnology
The successful candidate will work within the ICOS research group focusing on computational design, modeling, optimization, and AI applications in DNA/RNA nanotechnology systems. Key responsibilities include:
• Designing DNA/RNA Strand Displacement, Origami and Aptamer Multi-Scaled Systems
• Developing multi-scale models of DNA/RNA systems with target functionalities
• Optimization of multi-scale DNA/RNA systems to achieve target functionalities.
• Developing AI tools to support the above processes
• Collaborating with experimentalists to validate, debug, and improve software
• Contributing to scientific papers, oral presentations, and grant writing
• Establish and follow good software engineering practices
How to Apply: To apply, complete an online application and upload a plain text copy of your CV and a covering letter. The covering letter should mention two major publications, provide a link to your Github/Bitbucket/GitLab profile, and include a brief description of what you hope to achieve by joining the team. Additionally, provide evidence of how you meet or exceed the requirements for the role.
For informal enquiries, contact Professor Natalio Krasnogor via email: Natalio.Krasnogor@newcastle.ac.uk (subject: “Research Associate or Senior Research Associate in AI for DNA/RNA Nanotechnology”).
Last Date to Apply: Last Date: 14 December 2023
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