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05/18/2017
Postdoctoral Associate
University of Miami

Company Information: : The University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine – UHealth is committed to attracting and retaining a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate

Duties and Responsibilities: We are accepting applications for multiple postdoctoral research associates in the Statistical Genomics and Bioinformatics Lab at the University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to work on cancer genomic research. The positions will be supported by NCI U24 PGDAC (Proteogenomic Data Analysis Center) for CPTAC (Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium) grant and two other NCI R01 grants focusing on translational bioinformatics research for colorectal and triple-negative breast cancers. The candidates will be working in a collaborative environment with multiple faculty members, biostatisticians and bioinformaticians on translational cancer research. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to develop and implement innovative computational approaches for analyzing high throughput genomic and proteogenomic data, particularly biomarker discovery and prediction model building for cancer treatments. Other research directions include multi-omics data integration, cancer subtype discovery and other integrative analysis. The candidate will have opportunity to work on multi-omics and clinical outcomes data generated by CPTAC and TCGA. Our lab has close connection with the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which provides additional opportunities to work with outstanding cancer genomic researchers on data generated from cutting-edge genomic technologies at Sylvester.

Position Qualifications: Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Genetics, Computer Science, or a related field. Experience with machine learning/statistical learning is preferred. Excellent communications skills in English (both verbal and written). Proficiency in using R/Bioconductor and Perl/Python for genomic data analysis is required.

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Website: http://welcome.miami.edu/

Application Information: Applicants interested in this position should send their resume or CV to:
Dr. Steven Chen
Director of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami, School of Medicine
Email: steven.chen@med.miami.edu

Contact Email: steven.chen@med.miami.edu

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