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Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine

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The research group led by Dr. Zhigang Li in the Department of Biomedical Data Science in Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in Biostatistics/Data Science. This position will be supported by an NIH R01 grant to advance the understanding of pathogenesis mediated by microbiome in children and help translate research findings to medical practice. The position will provide excellent research/training opportunities to develop novel statistical methods to solve cutting edge problems in microbiome research in children’s health. The postdoctoral researcher will work under the mentorship of Dr. Li and collaborate with an established interdisciplinary research team consisting of statisticians, epidemiologists, pediatricians and bioinformaticians. S/he will be able to participate in exciting projects such as the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study and Cystic Fibrosis related medical studies.

Position Title: Research Associate

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful applicant will contribute to developing state-of-art modeling approaches to analyze complex microbiome sequencing data as complex high dimensional mediator in disease causal pathways in children.

Position Qualifications: A Ph.D. in biostatistics/statistics/ statistical learning/deep learning/data sciences or related area is required. A strong quantitative background in computing, with a demonstrated ability to design and implement algorithms in working code. Coursework and practical experience in applying statistical/deep learning approaches to complex and/or high dimensional data. Programming experience in a UNIX/Linux environment using programming languages such as R.

Salary Range: 60,000-65,000

Benefits: Excellent benefit packages


Application Information: Applicants should send a curriculum vitae/resume and provide contact information for references

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