Research Post Doc Fellow

The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Reference #: 1002293
SHIFT:Day (United States of America)

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We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply.

A Brief Overview
Post-doctoral position to work in the areas of statistical genetics and genomics. This position will allow for the development and implementation of innovative statistical and machine learning approaches for analysis of genetics and genomics data. Particular interest in applicants who have experience with methods and analysis of big data, especially genetics and genomics datasets. However, we will consider qualified applicants with experience in other related research areas.

The successful applicant is expected to participate actively both in collaborative research projects and applied methodological research. Successful applicants are highly motivated, dependable, and have excellent communication and writing skills. Strong programming skills are required in Bash, Perl, Python, and R. Experience with the Linux cluster computing environment is strongly preferred.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, human genetics, or bioinformatics, with strong computing skills.

What you will do
Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
Supervise junior lab members
Assist with other research projects

Education Qualifications
Doctorate Required

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