Postdoctoral Fellow - PhD

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Location: Houston, TEXAS
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Postdoctoral Fellow - PhD
Posting Number: 312843SV
BCM Department: Medicine
Subsection: Epidemiology & Population Science
Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range: Hiring up to $62,000
Employment Duration: Full-time
Postdoctoral Job Category: Postdoctoral Fellow


Description

The Computational Genomics Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for a highly motivated and talented post-doc candidate to work on penetrance estimation and precision medicine. The position will be involved in the development and application of computational approaches to understand the mechanism of human diseases, especially cancer. The Lab is interested in understanding the genetic architecture of complex diseases and this position is particularly focused on penetrance estimation using data from both pedigrees and large scale targeted sequencing studies. The candidate should have training or experience in statistical genetics. A candidate is expected to collaborate in a team environment and with clinicians who are studying cancer risk. The position offers an extraordinary team-based science environment with opportunities for significant education, training and career development. Baylor College of Medicine is located at the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical complex in the world and provides an ideal environment for scientific and clinical research.

Details about research in our lab can be found at: https://www.bcm.edu/research/office-of-research/clinical-and- translational-research.

Required:  PhD degree in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics or a related field (e.g. statistics, computer science or quantitative biology).

Preferred:

  • Experience in the application and development of computational methods/tools or machine learning algorithms.
  • Good computer programming skills in C++ and R, knowledge of PERL or Python.
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology, genomics.

For application, please send a cover letter (with a brief description of research experience and interests), CV and the contact information of at least three references to 'Chris.Amos@bcm.edu'. Please include 'apply for postdoc in statistical genetics' in your email subject. Christopher Amos, PhD Department of Medicine Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Baylor College of Medicine One Baylor Plaza Houston, TX 77030 E-mail: Chris.Amos@bcm.edu.


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