Opportunities

Career Opportunities in the Biomedical Informatics Group

Our interdisciplinary research group develops and applies advanced methodology to mine large volumes of molecular and clinical data to understand and model mechanisms of molecular processes, diseases and treatment options.


Currently, this includes:

a) analyzing large cancer genomics data sets for new cancer-specific isoforms and mutations that influence RNA splicing,
b) developing methodology for summarizing electronic health records and model patient's health status,
c) performing association studies to connect molecular and clinical phenotypes with mutations.

For more information about our research, check out our research summary and publications.

PostDoc in Machine Learning

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with a strong machine learning background to join us in our vision to push the state-of-the-art in machine learning and subsequently address challenges arising in biomedicine. You will work on foundational machine learning challenges, leading projects, and collaborating with other researchers.

Doctoral student positions

We are not actively searching for new doctoral students at the moment. If you are highly interested in our research and feel exceptionally well qualified we are looking forward to your application. You can apply directly or participate in multiple graduate programs offered by the Life Science Zurich Graduate School of ETH Zürich and University of Zürich.                                                                                                            

Software Engineer for scientific software development

We are looking for a highly motivated software engineer to: a) work with graduate students and postdocs in the group to develop scientific software (all open source), b) work with teams to develop and deploy clinically relevant software, c) establish software engineering best practices within the group, d) maintain software installations on a high performance compute cluster as well as web services and data resources in the lab.

Master student projects (ETH internal)

The lab accepts motivated master students tp carry out their master thesis research in the group. We provide a list of currently open project proposals. Please read through the proposals and contact us if you are interested. (The link will only appear inside of ETH network.)

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For more information, please contact Gunnar Rätsch and use “#application #info” in the subject line. Please be patient while awaiting a response – we are a busy group!