Job openings

    • 31 Jan 2022
    • Barcelona

    The Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) in Barcelona offers 5 senior and 4
    junior postdoctoral positions funded by the María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence
    Award (2020).

    Deadline: January 31, 2022, check the conditions at

    • 2 senior and 2 junior in the area of Applied Mathematics, which include
    applications to Mathematical Biology, Neuroscience and Climate Science.
    • 1 senior and 1 junior in the area of Algebra, Geometry, Number Theory and
    • 1 senior and 1 junior in the area of Analysis, Partial Differential Equations and
    Dynamical Systems.
    • 1 senior in the area of Combinatorics and Theoretical Computer Science.

    • 15 Feb 2022
    • Umeå University
    We are happy to announce two Kempe-funded postdoctoral fellowships available for a start date sometime in 2022. Each position is available for two years and will be based at Umeå University's interdisciplinary center IceLab in the research group of Eric Libby and also affiliated with the Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at Umeå University. Candidates should have a quantitative background with an interest in analyzing mathematical models of biological systems. Below we provide descriptions of the two postdocs and the required qualifications, which are quite similar. Importantly we note that these calls are completely open and interested candidates can apply to both.
    Postdoc position 1: "Predicting the coevolutionary trajectories of simple microbial communities"
    Overview: The evolutionary fate of microbial communities can be difficult to predict. Even simple systems consisting of only a few species or strains can abruptly shift course, e.g. cooperating bacteria can gain mutations that cause them to compete. While experiments have started to probe the evolutionary trajectories of simple microbial communities, the findings are often idiosyncratic---either due to differences in the specific setup or the fact that evolution relies on chance events. We lack general understanding and, importantly, null models that shape our expectations and allow for predictions. This project addresses these significant gaps in our understanding by harnessing a unique database of metabolic models that the PIs have established to identify broad statistical patterns concerning the nature of putative ecological interactions. The postdoc will simulate eco-evolutionary dynamics with an aim to uncover simple predictive rules. We anticipate the postdoc’s work to open up many additional avenues of exploration that will result in future collaborative ventures both within the team and with IceLab and the broader academic community. This postdoc will be supervised by a team of researchers at Umeå University: Eric Libby, Peter Lind, Ludvig Lizana, and Björn Schröder.
    Application deadline: January 31st
    Postdoc position 2: "A theoretical framework for the evolution of beneficial endosymbioses"
    A pivotal event in the evolution of life on earth was the endosymbiosis that gave rise to mitochondria and eukaryotes. It is unparalleled in terms of its significance as it is thought to have fueled the evolution of all large, complex life. Yet, unlike other major transition in evolution, we lack model systems or theoretical frameworks to understand its origin and evolution. The central aim of this project is to address this significant knowledge gap by developing theoretical models to study a key step in the evolution of life: the endosymbiosis that led to the mitochondria and the eukaryotic lineage. To this end, we welcome applicants keen to model the evolutionary dynamics of nascent endosymbioses. This is a broad area with multiple directions and possible types of modeling, e.g. differential equations, computer simulations, metabolic models, etc. The appointed candidate will have the opportunity to carry out collaborative research according to a mutually agreed research plan. This postdoc will be supervised by Eric Libby.
    Application deadline: February 15th
    Qualifications: To qualify for the fellowships, the candidate should have a PhD degree, or a foreign degree that is deemed equivalent, in one of the following fields: Evolutionary biology, Computational Biology, Mathematical Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or other related disciplines. A candidate who has not completed their degree prior to this may be considered if special circumstances exist. Special circumstances include absence due to illness, parental leave or clinical practice, appointments of trust in trade unions or similar circumstances. The ideal candidate should have strong skills in implementing and analyzing mathematical models. The applicant needs additionally to have excellent skills in modern computer programming languages such as C++, Python, MATLAB or R so as to simulate evolutionary dynamics Personal qualities such as collaboration, communication, strong drive and motivation, critical thinking abilities, creativity and analytical skills are essential. The applicant should be able to perform research independently and as part of a team. Good knowledge of oral and written English is required.
    To apply for postdoc 1, see the official ad:
    To apply for postdoc 2, see the official ad:
    Questions: If there are any questions please contact Eric Libby at: Eric Libby Umeå University "
    • 28 Feb 2022
    • Daejeon, South Korea
    Biomedical Mathematics Group (BIMAG) is a research group in the Pioneer Research Center for Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS),  which is located in Daejeon, South Korea. BIMAG is the place where researchers from various backgrounds including mathematics, physics, biology and medicine research together to develop mathematical theories and tools and apply them to solve various biological and medical problems. The Chief Investigator of BIMAG is Jae Kyoung Kim, and BIMAG consists of three teams.
    1. The intracellular dynamics team aims to develop reduction methods for multi-scale systems and apply them to understand molecular dynamics underlying enzyme kinetics, pharmacokinetics, cancer immunotherapy, and circadian rhythms.
    2. The intercellular dynamics team aims to develop inference methods for dynamic cellular networks and apply them to uncover structures underlying various biological networks. 
    3. The systemic dynamics team aims to develop digital medicine for sleep disorders based on health-wearable devices via mathematical modeling and machine learning. 

    In BIMAG, researchers can investigate mathematical theories, collaborate with various experimental groups, invite international visitors and organize regular international workshops. Currently, BIMAG researchers collaborate with >20 experimental labs.

    The Senior Researcher positions are available for individuals who have research experience for 5 years or more after their Ph. D. The appointment is initially for two years and can be extended for three more years after reviews of the research performance.

    The Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available for individuals within the first five years after obtaining their Ph.D. at the date of appointment or expecting to obtain a Ph.D. within three months from the appointment date. The appointment is initially for two years and can be extended for one more year after reviews of the research performance.

    All positions do not have any teaching duties. BIMAG offers internationally competitive salaries (starting annual salary>KRW 55,000,000), travel funds, and benefits (medical insurance, travel insurance, and retirement funds). Furthermore, IBS has a childcare facility, dormitory, and family housing for researchers. The expected appointment date is mid-March, 2022, but it can be adjusted. Successful candidates should have experience in mathematical modeling or data analysis of biological systems.

    A complete application packet should include:

    1. Curriculum vitae including a list of publications and preprints (PDF format)
    2. Research statement (PDF format)
    3. Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information (PDF file)
    4. At least 1 recommendation letters (3 letters are recommended)

    For full consideration, applicants should email items 1, 2, and 3 and arrange their recommendation letters emailed to by Feb 28, 2022. Recommendations letters forwarded by an applicant will not be considered.

    BIMAG encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

    Support Systems for International Researchers

    Roughly one-third of all researchers at IBS are from overseas. These international researchers have three support options to adapt to life in Korea.

    1. IBS supplies a 24/7 service called the Global Help Desk, which offers personalized help via email and phone.
    2. IBS has its own support website called “Living in Korea”.
    3. We have several staffs who help with work and non-work situations.

    For more information on these support options, please see the related page on Living in Korea at

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23 Jun 2021 PhD fellowship in feed-back control of individual cells in microorganism populations
20 Jun 2021 PhD position in mathematical systems biology
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28 Apr 2021 Postdoctoral Research Associates, University of Oxford
16 Mar 2021 Research fellowship positions at IBS Biomedical Mathematics Group, Daejeon, Korea
13 Mar 2021 Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
11 Mar 2021 Post-Doc in Evolutionary Theory and Disease at U Maryland
8 Mar 2021 Postdoctoral position at the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Group at BCAM
5 Mar 2021 Several open positions in modelling of infectious diseases
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24 Feb 2021 PhD studentship in mathematical modelling of cancer evolution at City, University of London
14 Feb 2021 Postdoc Fellowship at the University of Trento
14 Feb 2021 PhD Fellowship at the Delft University of Technology
10 Feb 2021 BCAM - Group Leader position in Mathematical Modelling applied to Health
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19 Jan 2021 Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Computational Modelling of Ocular Drug Retention and Delivery
13 Jan 2021 Postdoc position at CorStim SAS in Montpellier (France)
8 Jan 2021 Teaching and research positions in Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics at Utrecht University
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27 Nov 2020 4 PhD Student Positions. Basque Center for Applied Mathematics
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1 Nov 2020 Tenure-track position in Mathematical Biology. University of Victoria.
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23 Oct 2020 Postdoc position: Senior Research Associate in Mathematical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. University of Bristol.
11 Oct 2020 Post-Doc in the field of computational systems biology at the Robert Koch Institute ( in Berlin/Germany.
7 Oct 2020 Predoctoral Contracts for Phd Students AEI 2020 at BCAM (Bilbao, Spain)
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29 Sep 2020 Tenure-track positions. Faculty of Science and Technology. Umeå University, Sweden,
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16 Jun 2020 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomathematics at the Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Group. BCAM. Bilbao.
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15 May 2020 Postdoc in Mathematical Biology at the University of Oxford
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27 Mar 2020 PhD-Junior lecturer position in Mathematics. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
10 Mar 2020 Post-doc: Mathematical biology. University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
27 Feb 2020 PhD position at the Wilhelmina Children's Hospital in Utrecht.
17 Feb 2020 PhD position in Applied Mathematics within the joint graduate programme of Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia and Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
12 Feb 2020 10 PhD positions and fellowships at the International Max Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology
7 Feb 2020 PhD projects in Systems Biology. Hector Fellow Academy (Germany)
20 Jan 2020 Research assistant in mathematical/computational biology in the Schumacher group at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh.
8 Jan 2020 Three Fully Funded PhD positions in Quantitative Developmental Biologyand Mathematical Modeling at Leiden University, The Netherlands
19 Dec 2019 PhD position at the University of Bath
11 Dec 2019 PhD position at Bielefeld University
19 Nov 2019 PhD opportunities in computational/mathematical biology in Edinburgh
15 Nov 2019 2-year Postdoc/research assistant position in Zoonotic Disease Epidemiology at the University of Bristol, UK.
15 Nov 2019 PhD in Infectious Diseases and Complex Systems. University of Exeter
5 Nov 2019 PhD studenship in mathematical biology at the University of Bath, UK.
30 Oct 2019 PhD position in Mathematical Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.
30 Oct 2019 PhD Position: Mathematical models of cooperation among heterogeneous individuals at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
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