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01/03/2018
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Company Information: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is dedicated to serving the health care needs of infants, children and adolescents and is one of the nation’s top pediatric care, education, and research institutions. Children’s Hospital Research Foundation is the largest pediatric research program in the Midwest, conducting both basic and clinical research. Please visit our website at www.cincinnatichildrens.org.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Statistical Genetics

Duties and Responsibilities: We are looking a candidate with PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology or statistical genetics, who will be involved in the analysis of cutting-edge high-throughput omics (genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, microbiome) and clinical data generated from allergic disease patients.
Key Functions:
• Integration omics results including genome, transcriptome, microbiome, and epigenome results with clinical and environmental exposure datasets.
• Participate in development and testing statistical methods for omics and clinical datasets

Position Qualifications: A strong background in genomics, computational biology, and/or statistics as well as experience in high-throughput integrative analyses of different types of NGS data, extensive scripting and programming knowledge, data visualization is required. The ideal candidate will have: an interdisciplinary background in bioinformatics and computational biology and genomics; advanced expertise in the analysis and interpretation of microbiome data and its integration with other “omics” data sources, including genetic variants, gene expression and epigenetics; good programming skills; and advanced knowledge of statistical and machine learning methods.

Preferred Skills/Experience/Attributes:
• Proficiency in statistical programming environments such as R, JavaScript, C++
• Ability to communicate statistical concepts and data analysis interpretations to the group
• Demonstrated applied bioinformatics/computational proficiency
• Excellent interpersonal skills and in team-oriented environments
• Any previous records of independent research as well as productive interactions within a multi-disciplinary team environment (e.g. first- and/or co-author publications in high profile journals) are advantageous.

Salary Range: salary commensurate with experience

Benefits: https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/careers/working/benefits
Questions? Please contact postdoc recruiter Uma Sivaprasad, PhD at research@cchmc.org

Website: http://jobs.cincinnatichildrens.org/us/en-us/Job-Details/Research-Fellow-Statistical-Genetics_Bioinformatics_Computational-Biology-Job/Burnet-Building-Location-S/XjdP-jf872-ct104648-jid80833999

Application Information: Please send a cover letter, CV, summary of research interests, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Gurjit Khurana Hershey, MD, PhD at Gurjit.Hershey@cchmc.org.
Alternatively, please visit our website above and upload the requested information.

Contact Email: Gurjit.Hershey@cchmc.org

Application Deadline: