PhD positions in deep learning for structural biology

в Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (посмотреть профиль)
Город Moscow, Russian Federation
Опубликовано 10.04.2019
Категория Биоинформатика
Тип вакансии PhD или аспирант
Адрес ИЦ Сколково


Two fully funded PhD positions on deep learning and computational chemistry are available at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in the Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering .

Use the following links to get more information about each project: 
“Deep Learning Applied for 3D Molecular Interactions”
“Deep Learning for Exploration of Chemical Space and Drug Discovery”

Please send your application with the keyword ‘PhD application’ as one single file including a CV, a motivation letter, copies of university transcripts (BSc and MSc, in Russian or English) by email to, or apply via the Skoltech PhD application system  ( Application deadline for the first selection round is on April 21st.


We are looking for creative, passionate and hard-working graduates from all over the world - whether you hold a M.Sc. degree in computer science, computational biology, chemistry, physics, or a related field, as long as you have a passion for working at the interface of data science and biology, this may be the place for you.

The ideal candidate has i) solid background in molecular modelling of protein complexes or computational chemistry, ii) programming experience in C/C++/Python, iii) experience in machine learning and data analysis, and iv) excellent communication skills in English, and should be highly motivated to develop state-of-the-art software and conduct research for open challenges in molecular modelling and computer-aided drug discovery.


PhD project will be supervised by Petr Popov at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in the Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering. Starting PhD fellowship is 75000 rub/month.

Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology is a private graduate research institute in Moscow, Russia. Established in 2011 in collaboration with MIT, Skoltech cultivates a new generation of researchers and entrepreneurs, promotes advanced scientific knowledge and fosters innovative technology to address critical issues facing Russia and the world. Skoltech applies the best Russian and international research and educational practices, with particular emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering aims at the conduction of cross-cutting interdisciplinary research driven by modern applications in the fields of computational and data sciences. CDISE has accumulated several research groups with the expertise unique in Russia and competitive at the world level in their prospective areas.

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