Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position ID:UIUC-Physics-BIO [#9625]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biophysics/Computational Biology
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Urbana, Illinois 61801, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Network, Biological Physics, theoretical biology
Starting Date:2017/12/01
Appl Deadline:2017/11/01 finished (posted 2017/08/29, finished 2018/05/06, listed until 2017/12/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral positions are immediately available in Prof. Jun Song's research group in the fields of computational biology and biophysics.

Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to: statistical inference of biological networks from large datasets, applications of stochastic processes and modern regression methods to high-throughput data analysis, and development of sequence analysis methods.

Active research opportunities are available in: developing statistical models of next-generation sequencing data, modeling three-dimensional chromatin structure and gene regulation, studying the role of non-coding RNAs in epigenetics, studying the epigenomes and genomes of induced pluripotent stem cells, and discovering novel oncogenic aberrations and tumor suppressors in melanoma and brain cancers.

A qualified individual should have a strong background in one or more of the following fields: bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or statistics. Some training in or exposure to molecular biology is preferred, but in exceptional cases, the applicant may substitute a skill and willingness to learn fast. The applicant should know how to program in at least one of C, C++, Java, Perl, or Python.

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