PhD Position Bioinformatic Ajou University Korea

PhD Positions available
3 PhD positions are available in our lab in the area of Computational Biology starting from Feb 2018.
Required Qualifications: Must hold a master degree in Bioinformatics, computational biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or in any relevant discipline. The candidates are required to work/research in the field of drug designing, and understanding of protein-protein interactions.
Preferred skills: Candidate must be enthusiastic, good team player, and can work extra hours to meet deadlines. The candidates with at least one publication (preferably first author should either be accepted or published in a reputed journal) are encouraged to apply. Candidate should have experience handling Linux as well as Windows based software.
Important Note: The deadline of admission is Nov 15, 2017, and the candidates will be informed regarding their acceptance no later than Nov 1st 2017.
Please send your CVs to masaud@ajou.ac.kr and ayaz@ajou.ac.kr. CVs sent after the due date will not be considered for evaluation.
The interested candidates should email their CVs with a brief research interest and a recent photograph (separately or within CV) to ayaz@ajou.ac.kr, masaud@ajou.ac.kr, between Sep15-Oct15 2017.
Please note that do not send your CVs directly to Prof. Choi. For further inquiries, please contact ayaz@ajou.ac.kr and/or masaudghalib@hotmail.com.
English language skills: The candidate must hold (expected to get at the time of admission) IELTS (6.5) or equivalent TOEFL score as per university requirements.
http://grad-e.ajou.ac.kr/gs_eng/03admission/scholarship.jsp
Relevant details: (1) The interested candidate can look at our website to get an idea of what we are engaged with: http://sangdunchoi.openwetware.org/
(2) The enrolled students will be given 1Million KRW (~900USD) as monthly stipend in the beginning that will be increased depending on the performance.
(3) Full tuition fee will be exempted during the course work if English score is equivalent or above to the mentioned criteria. However, if IELTS score is less or equal to 5.5 bands, the candidate has to pay 20% (~900$) of the tuition fee.
(4) All candidates will be given a chance to present their research at any reputable international conference (2 or 3 times).

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