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01/18/2018
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Columbia University

Company Information: The Department of Biostatistics at Columbia University is one of the premier
biostatistics departments in the nation. The department has strong collaborative connections within the Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH) and the Columbia University Medical Center.

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Duties and Responsibilities: A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Biostatistics,
Columbia University. Columbia University offers outstanding opportunities for training in statistical genetics and genomics. The position involves methodological and applied research in statistical genomics with Dr. Ionita-Laza. Examples of possible projects include integrative statistical methods for predicting functional effects of noncoding variants, association tests for whole-genome sequencing data, and applications to complex diseases. The environment is multidisciplinary, involving collaborations with scientists investigating the genetics of complex diseases, such as autism and schizophrenia. Beyond Columbia, the New York area provides excellent environment with numerous universities and the newly opened New York Genome Center.

Position Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong quantitative background, with a PhD in statistics,
biostatistics, computer science or other quantitative field, and strong programming skills. Background in genetics is highly desirable, but not mandatory.

Salary Range: Competitive

Benefits: https://research.columbia.edu/content/office-postdoctoral-affairs

Website: http://www.columbia.edu/~ii2135/

Application Information: To apply, send cover letter describing your research interests, CV and names of
two references to Iuliana Ionita-Laza at ii2135@columbia.edu

Contact Email: ii2135@columbia.edu

Application Deadline: