Postdoctoral Associate-Biostatistics

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: (filled)
Position ID:Duke -Biostatistics & Bioinformatics -PD232631 [#24916, 232631]
Position Title: 
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map ]
Subject Areas: Statistics / Statistics
Biostatistics / Biostatistics and Data Science
Data Science / Machine Learning
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2023/05/25)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Duke University

A  post-doctoral research associate position is now open at Duke University. The ideal individual will develop novel statistical and computational methods for multi-omics data (such as whole-genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, single-cell sequencing, and spatial transcriptomics data) and integrative analysis with other metadata and electronic health record data. The individual will work with Dr. Jichun Xie ( ) and collaborate with other faculty members in quantitative and biomedical areas in and outside Duke University.

We expect a successful candidate to have the following qualifications.

  • Completed Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Strong skills in statistical or machine learning methodology development and implementation; experience in deep learning and imaging processing is a plus
  • Strong programming skills in R or Python; experience in genomics pre-processing pipelines is a plus
  • Strong motivation to study genomics or other related biomedical areas 

The application dossier needs to include a CV including the following information.

  • Education experience
  • Research experience
  • Link to the writing samples if available (published or arXiv/bioRxiv manuscript)
  • Contact information of three references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
Interested candidates should apply using the following link:
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