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05/18/2017
Postdoctoral Fellow
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Company Information: The Raj Laboratory is a member of the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease, Departments of Neuroscience, Genetics, and Genomic Sciences, Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, and Friedman Brain Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

The Icahn Institute and Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences at Mount Sinai, our research and clinical teams work together to translate research insights to improve patient diagnostics and treatment. The Icahn Institute was founded in 2011 to help advance precision medicine with cutting-edge technologies, novel partnerships between the public and private sector, and world class computational and analytical resources. The Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences conducts basic research, trains fellows, and educates the next generation of doctors and genetic counselors. We are the home of Mount Sinai’s state-of-the-art genetic testing lab and medical genetics clinic.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational and Statistical Genetics

Duties and Responsibilities: The Raj Laboratory at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a computational postdoctoral research fellow to work on projects in computational genetics and functional genomics. The qualified candidate should be an independent, motivated, creative and enthusiastic individual with a background in statistical genetics, computational biology, or other relevant quantitative disciplines. He or she should have experience analyzing large-scale ‘omics datasets derived from high-throughput sequencing technologies. A good understanding of genetics is required. You must be able to interact with experts in other disciplines such as neuroscience, molecular biology and clinical sciences.

Position Qualifications: •PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, computational biology, physics, mathematics, statistical genetics or relevant field.
•Demonstrated previous research experience through at least one first-author publication in a reputable journal.
•Strong quantitative skills including proficiency in scripting (perl/python) and statistical analysis (R). Programming (C/C++) experience a plus.
•Comfortable handling up to 1TB of data.

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Application Information: Those interested in joining the lab, should send a current CV, including publications and research experience, and brief description of research interests to towfique.raj@mssm.edu. Informal inquiries regarding the position are welcome.

Contact Email: towfique.raj@mssm.edu

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