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Old 02-03-2012, 01:34 PM   #1
ihurley
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Default Postdoc Opportunities in Computational and Systems Biology

Postdoc Opportunities in Computational and Systems Biology at the Center for Genome Dynamics

The Center for Genome Dynamics (www.genomedynamics.org) is an NIGMS National Center for Systems Biology housed at The Jackson Laboratory. The Center embraces a systems approach to genetics, with an emphasis on rodent models of complex disease-related phenotypes. Center investigators have interests in computation, mathematical modeling and statistics, with a shared focus on the genetics of complex traits within the Center’s collaborative and cross-disciplinary environment.

The Jackson Laboratory (www.jax.org) in Bar Harbor, Maine, USA, offers a unique research and training environment characterized by scientific collaboration, unparalleled mouse resources and outstanding core services within a spectacular setting adjacent to Acadia National Park. The Jackson Laboratory’s postdoctoral program ranks among the nation's top - voted #2 in a poll of postdocs conducted by The Scientist (2009).

Required Experience
Applicants should have a PhD (or equivalent degree) in a quantitative field such as computer science, statistics, applied mathematics or in the biological sciences but with a strong quantitative background. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to solving biological problems. Successful applicants must have good communication skills. Experience with scientific programming languages including java, c/c++, ruby, perl, or R is recommended. Work within the center is highly interdisciplinary, and applicants must demonstrate a desire to develop skills in new areas of science and in building strong collaborations.

To Apply
Please apply online at www.jax.org/careers (Job ID 2311). The Jackson Laboratory is an EOE/AA employer.
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