Postdoctoral Appointee

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Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA
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Title Postdoctoral Appointee
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Medical & Molecular Genetics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. In collaboration with Calico Life Sciences – a research and development company, Drs. Jun Wan and Ken White are looking for a recent Ph.D. with expertise in bioinformatics, computational biology and/or biostatistics, particularly in single cell level analyses. This candidate will conduct multiple genome-wide sequencing data analysis under the supervision of Drs. Wan and White. The applicant should have ability to work independently for multiple tasks as well as in collaboration with wet labs. Duties and specific responsibilities are to perform sequencing data analyses and integrative analysis on multi-omics datasets, visualize the results, help data releases, and assist with the investigator for preparation of presentations and manuscripts in bioinformatics analysis. This post-doctoral fellow will have a unique multi-disciplinary collaboration opportunity to work with interdisciplinary teams of scientists including clinical, basic and computational sciences.

As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Basic Qualifications

Doctoral or Terminal degree required. MD and/or PhD in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Genetics, Molecular or Cell Biology, or a related field. The candidate should be able to work independently with strong computing coding ability and have effective oral and written communication skills. Prior experience to use R and/or Python to analyze NGS data is necessary. Experience with scRNA-seq and/or scATAC-seq is also highly desirable.

Department Contact for Questions

Inquiries about this position should be sent to: Ken White, Ph.D., Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine; email:


Jun Wan, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine; email:

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OAA # IUSM010292016

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