Postdoctoral Associate

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Jul 24, 2017
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

The UF Department of Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research is seeking a postdoctoral candidate to join an NIH-funded laboratory focused on cardiopulmonary pharmacogenomics and epigenomics. The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team, and will be involved in analysis of large genomic/epigenomic datasets. This position will also involve additional training in pharmacogenomics, clinical research, and pharmacology.  Candidates with a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, genomics, and statistical genetics are encouraged to apply. Experience with the analysis of big data, particularly genomic/epigenomic datasets, is highly desirable. A working knowledge of the R programming language is also preferred. 

Advertised Salary:

$47,476.00

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Statistics, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with analysis of big data, particularly genomic/epigenomic datasets
  • Creativity, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently and efficiently
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a cover letter of no more than two pages detailing their qualifications, interests, and career objectives.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No