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Post doctoral Fellow Computational Genetics and Genomics / Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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Brigham & Women’s Hospital(BWH)

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Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -1427 Job Description: An NIH-funded post-doctoral position in human/statistical genomicsis available in the laboratory of Dr. J. Danny Muehlschlegel, Department ofAnesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual tojoin our collaborative research effort, focusing on regulatory genomics andhuman disease genetics. We are principally interested in understanding howgenetics contributes to complex traits, particularly Cardiovascular Genomics andheart disease. Projects include analysis of sequencing data, genomics data,biobank data, and GWAS data. Additionally, we are interested in performingtranscriptional network and pathway analysis and detection of diseasesusceptibility genes/networks. The position offers a stimulating andmulti-disciplinary environment and the opportunity to work with researchers atHarvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Program in Medicaland Population Genetics of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the Centerfor Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Because our work involves multiplecollaborators, a good balance between independence and team spirit isessential, and effective communication skills are necessary. Applicants areexpected to be familiar with bioinformatics tools and genomics databases. Women and minority applicantsare encouraged to apply. Qualifications The qualified candidate should be highly motivated, withexperience in genomics, bioinformatics, computational biology, human populationgenetics, or a related field, with experience in statistics. Qualified candidates should have: – A Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline such as statisticalgenetics, computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, andpreferably less than 3 years out from their PhD – Proficiency with statistical methods, databases, andprogramming in a modern programing language (e.g. Python, Perl, Java), withknowledge of R. – Experience with biological networks and pathways analysissoftware – Excellent written and oral communication skills, – Strong scientific writing skills with first-authorpublication track-record Additionalinformation Application and inquiries should be submitted by e-mail to DannyMuehlschlegel with’Application for computational genetics postdoc position’ in the subject line.Along with your CV, please include a cover letter describing previous research,research interests, and future goals. Please provide contact details for 3references. EEO Statement Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Brigham & Women’s Hospital(BWH) City: State: Zip: