: Binghamton, NYPosted:
: Oct 27, 2021Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-time TemporaryRef. No.:
: 12177Position ID:
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Budget Title: Postdoctoral Associate (SL-1)
Salary: $48,750 (Full-time, temporary)
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work on a project titled "Comparative analysis of polyploid Xenopus genomes" and assume a leading role in a developing team of researchers focused on using computational methods to study the evolution of polyploid genomes. The project is interdisciplinary and involves collaboration with statisticians and developmental and cell biologists. The project involves identification and comparative analysis of repeat subfamilies as they diverge in closely related genomes.
- Ph.D. in molecular biology, bioformatics, computer science, statistics or a related field
- Proficiency with programming and scripting languages appropriate for scalable data analysis (e.g. Python, R, Unix, or similar)
- Experience with phylogentics algorithms
- Experience with gene expression or epigentics data is a plus
- Experience in the field of machine learning in relation to biological data is a plus
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Deadline for Internal Applicants: 11/12/2021
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
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