Job: Summer Studentships in Data Science & Computational Biology (2019) at the University of Cambridge
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The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd June 2019.

Applications are invited for two summer vacation studentships. We are looking for 2nd year or later Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or Medicine students with excellent programming skills in Python and/or R), who would like to be involved in leading-edge cancer research. Knowledge of biology is not required.

The MRC Cancer Unit is an academic department of the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge. The Samarajiwa lab (https://www.samarajiwa-lab.org/) utilizes computational biology & data science approaches to understand cancer. The projects will involve using computational approaches together with large biomedical datasets to understand complex systems involved gene and proteome regulation and identify processes and entities that drive cancer formation and progression. Start date is negotiable (usually in June) and projects are usually between 10-12 weeks in duration. Payment: £180 per week to support your living costs.

Applications should include a full CV and a cover letter. Email your application to ss861@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk. Please quote reference SK18677 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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