Duke University, Department of Population Health Sciences

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Position ID:Duke-Department of Population Health Sciences-POSTDOCRYSER [#16209]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Approaches to Breast Cancer Evolution
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational Systems Biology / cancer
Appl Deadline:2020/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/03/30)
Position Description:    

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The Ryser Laboratory at Duke University (Durham, NC, USA) is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate in the field of computational oncology and cancer evolution. The successful applicant will use mathematical and statistical modeling approaches to characterize breast cancer initiation and evolutionary dynamics. The work will be performed in collaboration with the breast cancer biology lab of Drs. E.S. Hwang and J.R. Marks at Duke University. 
Candidates should have completed a doctorate in computational biology, (bio)statistics, bioinformatics, applied mathematics or a related discipline as of April 1, 2020. The position requires proficiency in analytical methods, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment at the interface of quantitative science and medicine. The successful candidate is expected to have a track record of first-author publication in peer-reviewed journals. 
The position will be funded by Marc D. Ryser, PhD who holds a joint appointment between the Departments Population Health Sciences and Mathematics. The appointment is for two years, beginning on June 1, 2020, or later, and may be renewed for a third year. 

Interested applicants should submit the following three documents here
  • Cover letter describing research interests and career goals (max. 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae (max. 5 pages)
  • A list containing the contact information for at least 3 references 
Completed applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled, with priority given to applications submitted prior to March 30, 2019. Questions may be directed to marc.ryser@duke.edu. 
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Duke University 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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Contact: Marc Ryser
Email: email
Postal Mail:
DUMC 104023
Durham, NC 27710
Web Page: https://populationhealth.duke.edu/

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