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Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Statistical Methods for Genomic and Microbiome Data

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Location :
Seattle, Washington

Expiry Date :
Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 – $90,000 a year2 hours ago Qualifications – Communication skills – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Overview: Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here. At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. Responsibilities: The Biostatistics Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for a post-doc position in Dr. Michael Wu’s group. The fellow will be primarily involved in development of statistical methodology within the context of high-dimensional genomic and microbiome studies, but the specific areas of methodological research can be flexible, depending on the fellow’s interests and skills. Many challenges exist for analyzing these new types of data, providing exciting opportunities for the development of novel statistical methods. With the data being directly collected from forefront research projects, this work has the potential to be truly high-impact. The fellow will be supervised by Dr. Michael Wu and will join an active research group. The fellow will also have the opportunity to interact with other statistical researchers. Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics or in a similar quantitative field Excellent written and oral communication skills A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists. Our Commitment to Diversity: We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling . Apply Now