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National Center for Toxicological Research

Company Information: The National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), is the only FDA Center located outside the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The one-million square foot research campus in Jefferson, Arkansas plays a critical role in the missions of FDA and the Department of Health and Human Services to promote and protect public health.
Regulatory science researchers, academia, and other regulatory science research organizations and groups from around the world investigate, learn, and train at the Federal facility. NCTR, FDA’s internationally recognized research center, plays a critical role in FDA's mission. The unique scientific expertise of NCTR is critical in supporting FDA product centers and their regulatory roles.

Position Title: Postdoc

Duties and Responsibilities: Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work with scientists in the Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics to perform applied research of interest to FDA. Current projects including modeling the impact of various performance metrics of NGS technologies in medical testing and data integration with Bayesian hierarchical models.
Model development, programming, data analysis and manuscript preparation are required activities for this position.

Position Qualifications: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in statistics, bioinformatics, medical informatics, or related field. The candidate should be familiar with general statistical methodology and have good programing skills. Knowledge with database operations and parallel computing is a plus. Both domestic and international applicants will be considered. International candidates are required to have spent three years in the United States during the last five years to qualify.

Salary Range: Competitive



Application Information: Send CV and a cover letter to

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Application Deadline: 08/31/2017