SEQanswers

Go Back   SEQanswers > Jobs Forums > Academic/Non-Profit Jobs



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Biostatistics/Bioinformatics Research Scientist bigmw Academic/Non-Profit Jobs 1 06-26-2017 09:04 AM
Research scientist for bioinformatics sshen Academic/Non-Profit Jobs 0 04-17-2017 12:44 PM
Biostatistics Research Scientist dn84 Academic/Non-Profit Jobs 0 04-02-2015 02:23 AM
Research Scientist – Bioinformatics / Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar ramouz87 Academic/Non-Profit Jobs 0 03-25-2014 12:47 AM
Research Associate: Biostatistics/Bioinformatics kryskelly Academic/Non-Profit Jobs 0 01-31-2011 06:06 AM

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-09-2018, 07:17 PM   #1
bigmw
Senior Member
 
Location: US

Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 123
Default Research Scientist in Biostatistics/Bioinformatics

UNC Charlotte Dept. of Bioinformatics is seeking a full time research scientist in Biostatistics/Bioinformatics. The incumbent will develop statistical and computational methods for big data analysis, integration and visualization. S/he will work on a range of high throughput omics (genome, transcriptome, metabolome etc) data, and cutting edge projects on complex diseases and biomedical problems.

We integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research & applications. And we develop statistical/analytical methods, and implement them into software packages or web servers. Some of them are widely used by tens of thousands of scientists over the world:
http://bioconductor.org/packages/pathview/
http://bioconductor.org/packages/gage/
http://pathview.uncc.edu/

We apply big data and advanced analytics to solve important and complex problems in biomedicine. For example, we recently were working on autism, a complex brain disorder, using big data + novel analytics approach.
http://advances.sciencemag.org/conte.../e1701799.full

Technical skills:
Solid statistics training
Genetics/genomics data analysis (esp. GWAS, Whole Genome/Exome Studies), NGS data analysis, sequence analysis
R/Bioconductor
Unix/Linux shell
Python or Perl
Version control: svn and git
R package (or software) development is a plus

Other qualifications:
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, attention to detail
Ability to work independently and in a team
Self-motivated and disciplined, time and project management skills
Enjoy computational/statistical method development, data analysis
Proven research/development experience, publication records

Education:
PhD (or Master + 3 years working experience) in statistics/biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational genetics, computer science, or related fields.

Salary and benefits:
Salary $60,000-80,000 depending on experience, full benefit package, may sponsor H1B visa

Start Date:
As soon as possible

Other openings:
In addition, we also have postdoc positions and PhD student assistantships for those with less experience.

Application:
Please send a resume/CV, a short cover letter (optional) and the names of 2-3 references to: weijun.luo[AT]uncc.edu
bigmw is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
genetics, genomics, ngs, r/bioc, statistics

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO