Post Doctoral Associate

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Post Doctoral Associate

Opportunity for an outstanding Postdoctoral (Ph.D.) Associate with possible career advancement: statistical genomic analyses of next-generation sequencing, gene discovery, meta-analyses, genetic-epidemiologic studies. Individual will write manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and present at scientific meetings.



Lead data analysis involving next-generation sequencing and gene discovery as well as gene-environment and genetic-epidemiologic association analyses and longitudinal studies.

Interface and actively collaborate with other researchers, including external and academic partners.

Disciplines: Genetic Epidemiology with strong quantitative skills, statistical genetics, bioinformatics




Ph.D. in quantitative genetic-epidemiology, statistical genetics  or bioinformatics and

  • 3+ years-Skill (Preferred), experience and good working knowledge of genetic databases and websites, as well as computational programs such as Operating Systems (e.g. UNIX, LINUX, Windows); Scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, Bash, Tcl); Programming languages (e.g. Java, C/C++) and statistical programming (R or MatLab), PLINK, SAS.
  • Proven ability to analyze and compare genome-wide data
  • Record of high-quality publications and oral presentations preferable.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and techniques used in genomic research projects including knowledge of potential biases and how to control for them in study design and analyses.
  • Experience in programming biology-related software for data mining (e.g. genome sequences) required
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Team player, respectful and professional behavior, willing to teach and share

Highly qualified candidates will have:

  • Hands-on experience in large-scale data analysis
  • Experience in statistical computing
  • Understanding of basic molecular biology
  • Ability to manage and steer research projects
  • Ability to prepare manuscripts for publication in top tier journals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Please send three references from immediate supervisor and professional contacts.  Salary is senior postdoctoral level; commensurate with the candidate’s experience. The position has the potential of 3-4 years with the possibility for renewal.

In order to proceed with your application, interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV and three references to [email protected]


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Posted: 7/5/2019
Application Due: 12/5/2019
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