Duke University, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Position ID:Duke-Biostatistics & Bioinformatics-POSTDOC39 [#23182]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate-Biostatistics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Data Science / Machine Learning
Biostatistics / Biostatistics and Data Science
Statistics / Statistics
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/10/06, finished 2023/05/18)
Position Description:    

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Post-doctoral Research Associate at Duke University 

A post-doctoral research associate position is now open at Duke University. The ideal individual will develop and apply novel statistical and computational methods to multi-omics data, including bulk sequencing, single-cell sequencing, and spatial transcriptomics data. The aim is to identify phenotype-associated genetic and genomic variations. The individual will work with Dr. Jichun Xie (https://sites.duke.edu/jichunxie/) and interact with other faculty members in quantitative and biomedical areas in and outside Duke University. 

We expect a successful candidate to have the following qualifications
  • Completed Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Strong skills in statistical or machine learning methodology development and implementation
  • Strong programming skills in R or Python; experience in genomic software and pre-processing pipelines is a plus
  • Strong motivation in studying genomics or other related biomedical areas
The application dossier needs to include a CV and a letter of intent (LOI)
  • CV with education experience, research experience, links to the writing samples if available (published or arXiv/bioRxiv manuscripts), and contact information of three references
  • LOI with a summary of past research and future research interest
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Interested candidates should apply using the following link: https://careers.duke.edu/job-invite/213828/

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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