04/11/2013
NorthShore University HealthSystem

Company Information: NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and Illinois communities. NorthShore is committed to earning the loyalty of those who come to us for care and those who play a role in providing that care. Service Values which include: Exceptional Customer Service, Supportive Workplace Interactions and Professional Work Ethic, define the behaviors that each employee demonstrates with co-workers, patients and families, physicians, and visitors. To learn about the many benefits of working at NorthShore, which include a supportive work environment that promotes professional and career development, recognition of our staff for providing excellent service and a competitive benefits package, please visit www.northshore.org/careers. We are currently seeking a postdoc fellow to support the biostatistics and bioinformatics research at the Center for Clinical and Research Informatics, NorthShore University HealthSystem. The postdoc fellow will be supervised by Dr. Yuan Ji and will participate with academic and clinical investigators as part of a biostatistician and data management team responsible for 1) the design, implementation, and analysis of multiple clinical trials and/or 2) the development and implementation of Bayesian hierarchical models for large-scale high-throughput genomics data. This position is located in Evanston, IL with easy access to the CTA and METRA.

Position Title: Postdoc Fellow

Duties & Responsibilities: n this role you will be expected to perform a subset of the following duties: Develop Bayesian models for complex clinical data and construct adaptive designs for innovative clinical trials. Work with large-scale genomics data (such as next-generation sequencing data) using informatics tools. Collaborate with world-class biomedical scientists at The University of Chicago on various projects in clinical and biological research.

Position Qualifications: Our ideal candidate will have: PhD in biostatistics, statistics, computational biology, computer science, engineer or related field, as well as passion and experiences on cutting-edge biomedical research. Outstanding computational skills; experiences in using C++, R, Perl, Python, and database languages are preferred. Experience in developing statistical and computational methodologies/predictive models using large clinical and genomics data sets. Excellent communication skills.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Excellent benefits.

Web Site: Visit http://www.northshore.org/research/investigators/yuan-ji-phd/ for research profile of the main PI.

Application Address: Please apply online at https://eapplicant.northshore.org/psc/psapp/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?& and search for job ID 49015

Contact Email: yji@northshore.org

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.