Duke University, Social Science Research Institute

3250 14483
Position ID:Duke-SSRI-BARURA [#14483]
Position Title: BARU Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Social Sciences / Social Sciences
Appl Deadline:2019/09/12* (posted 2019/09/05, listed until 2019/09/12)
Position Description:    

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Perform research by examining connections between genetic factors and phenotypes of aging, health decline, and lifespan using longitudinal and cross-sectional data from large-scale studies under minimal supervision. Perform manual biological analyses and complement them by bioinformatics analyses leveraging publicly available (e.g., Enrichr) and commercial (preferably, Ingenuity Pathway Analysis [IPA] tool) software. Perform statistical analyses to generate the results and aggregate them in the form of tables and figures. Integrate statistical and biological results of the analyses performed in our team and contribute to writing scientific papers and presentations at scientific meetings and conferences. Assist in daily management activities on handling and harmonization of information from large-scale genetic and non-genetic studies, progress reporting, data renewals, and data use approvals from the authorized agencies. Previous expertise working with large-scale data on health and survival and performing biological and bioinformatics analyses using commercial tools is a plus.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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