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01/19/2018
Post-doctoral Associate
University of Minnesota

Company Information: One or two post-doc positions are available now (until filled) in the Division of Biostatistics at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. For more info, visit http://www.sph.umn.edu/academics/divisions/biostatistics/

Position Title: Post-doctoral Associate

Duties and Responsibilities: The post-doc will work with Dr. Wei Pan (https://directory.sph.umn.edu/bio/sph-a-z/wei-pan or http://www.biostat.umn.edu/~weip/) and his collaborators within and outside the University of Minnesota. The research will focus on applying, developing and implementing novel statistical methods for GWAS/sequencing data, and integrative analysis of multiple types of omic/imaging data. The candidate is also encouraged to develop statistical and computational research in analysis of Big Data and deep learning. In addition to new methods development and evaluations, the job responsibilities include software development (mostly in R, or Python for deep learning), simulation studies, real data analysis, and writing manuscripts.
This annually renewable appointment is for two or three years, conditional on satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Position Qualifications: A PhD degree in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Statistics or a related field, strong computing/programming and communication skills, and interest in statistical genetics/genomics or Big Data/deep learning are required. Experience in statistical genetics and/or Big Data/deep learning is preferred, but not required.

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Website: http://www.biostat.umn.edu/~weip/jobs/Post-DocS18.pdf

Application Information: Go to the website:
https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs
Then type in Biostatistics, Post-Doctoral Associate, or Job ID 321784 in the search box to locate it.

For preliminary inquiries, you may also send your CV to panxx014@umn.edu

Contact Email: panxx014@umn.edu

Application Deadline: