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08/09/2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Cleveland Clinic

Company Information: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Duties and Responsibilities: We are seeking one motivated and creative applicant with quantitative research background in bioinformatics, computational biology, statistics, biostatistics or computer science to join an active and collegial research team, co-led by Dr. Ming Hu (Cleveland Clinic) and Dr. Bing Ren (University of California San Diego and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research). Appointment would be in Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic.

This work is a key component of the cutting-edge 4D nucleosome project, funded by NIH, and involve the development and application of statistical methods and computational tools for the understanding of gene transcription regulation mechanism. The postdoc will also have great opportunities to collaborate with other researchers from Cleveland Clinic Foundation. The postdoc will collaborate with researchers in 4D nucleosome, 1000 Genome, Roadmap Epigenomics and ENCODE projects. Dr. Hu and Dr. Ren will co-mentor the postdoc and provide highly supportive and dynamic environments to help in the transition to an independent researcher.

Position Qualifications: The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree in one of the following areas: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or other discipline with strong quantitative background. Knowledge in biology or genetics is desired but not required. Programming experience in statistical program R and scripting languages such as Perl/Python on Unix/Linux systems is required. Experience with C/C++ is a strong plus. Applicants should have quantitative background with strong statistical and computational skills.

Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualification.

Benefits: Benefits will be in accordance with Cleveland Clinic standard postdoctoral benefits.

Website: http://www.lerner.ccf.org/qhs/hum/

Application Information: Interested applicants should email the following materials to Dr. Ming Hu. Email address: hum@ccf.org.
· A cover letter;
· A statement of research interest;
· Curriculum Vitae;
· Sample codes from recent programming;
· Publication reprints;
· Contact information of at least three references.

Contact Email: hum@ccf.org

Application Deadline: 12/31/2017