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01/16/2018
Postdoctoral Associate
University of Rochester

Company Information: The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, located in the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester, has a long record of excellence in methodologic and collaborative research. The Department currently has 18 faculty in the tenure and research tracks with research interests spanning traditional biostatistics, stochastic modeling, bioinformatics and computational biology.

The Department offers masters and doctoral degrees and has an active postdoctoral program supported by research and training grants. We have strong collaborative relationships with Anesthesiology, Biomedical Genetics, the Cancer Center, Cardiology, Environmental Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Public Health Sciences and many other departments, centers and units throughout the School. We are also an important contributor to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of the University of Rochester.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate

Duties and Responsibilities: Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester Medical Center under the supervision of Dr. Matthew N McCall. The postdoctoral associate will work as part of a collaborative team of Biostatisticians, Computational Biologists, and Biomedical Geneticists to advance our understanding of complex biological systems by developing and applying statistical methods that quantify both biological and technical sources of variation.

Ongoing research projects include developing methods to: (1) estimate cellular regulatory networks from perturbations, (2) preprocess and analyze genomic data with an emphasis on clinical applications, (3) address within-subject heterogeneity in genomic tumor biomarkers, and (4) model the effect of cellular composition on tissue-level gene expression. For additional information, please visit: http://mnmccall.com

Position Qualifications: The successful applicant should have recently completed a PhD and have training in biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field. Candidates with a background in the biological sciences and strong quantitative skills are also encouraged to apply. Experience with statistical programming in R is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate a desire to work in a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment.

Salary Range: $50,000

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Website: http://mnmccall.com

Application Information: This position is initially available for one year with the possibility of renewal based on performance, availability of funds for salary support, and a mutual desire to continue the appointment. The start date for this position is flexible. The initial salary is $50,000 plus benefits. Applicants should email a single PDF containing their short statement of research interests, contact information for three references, and a current CV to:

Matthew N. McCall, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Email: Matthew_Mccall@urmc.rochester.edu
Website: http://mnmccall.com

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