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Old 07-26-2012, 08:58 PM   #1
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Default bioinformatics postdoc in Hawaii Cancer Center

Job description:
Situated in a new building overlooking the beautiful sea shore of Honolulu, Hawaii, the University of Hawaii Cancer Center (UHCC) is one of only 66 research organizations in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute, and arguably the most beautiful cancer center in the US . Its mission is to focus on key cancers that impact the multi-ethic population of Hawaii, as well as worldwide. Home to some of the nationís leading cancer experts, UHCC is ambitiously recruiting more new talents to work collaboratively towards international excellence: developing new strategies for discovery, driving findings into clinical practice and delivering the optimal outcome when a patient is faced with the prospect of treatment and recovery.

Projects available in the bioinformatics/genomics group, include but are not limited to (1) Integrative analysis with next-generation sequence etc. to decipher the regulatory role of microRNAs genome-wide. (2) Biomarker discovery in various cancers using next-generation sequence data, microarray data, and survival data etc. (3) Single-cell functional genomics (RNA-Seq, Exome, microRNA-Seq etc) (4) Characterization and comparative genomics of long-intergenic non-coding RNAs with next-generation sequencing data etc. (5) Metagenomics of microbiome.

-PhD degree in bioinformatics, bioengineering, (bio)statistics, (bio)physics, electrical
engineering, or computer science
-Strong independent research capabilities with high profile, first-author publications
-Experience with building pipelines for high-throughput data processing using next generation sequencing, microarray etc.
-Proficient with Linux/Unix environment
-Advanced experience in two or more programming languages: perl, R, matlab,
C, C++, Java
-Familiar with machine learning, data mining methods, and various statistical models
-Experience with collaborations with experimental biologists
-Experience with high-performance computing is a plus

Position is expected to start by Janurary 1st 2013. Salaries are competitive depending on qualification and experience. If interested, please send your CV and contact information of three references to

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