04/29/2013
NorthShore University HealthSystem / The University of Chicago

Company Information: The postdoc fellow will be supervised by Dr. Yuan Ji and will collaborate with scientists at The University of Chicago. Joint appointment with U of Chicago is also possible.

Position Title: Postdoc Fellow

Duties & Responsibilities: The person will join a research team focusing on Bayesian modeling and methods for solving biomedical problems. Related topics include integration of multiple sources of genomics data, modeling for next-generation sequencing data, and nonparametric Bayesian modeling with applications to genomics and clinical trial designs, etc. The team consists of a variety of skill sets that complement each other, with a goal to conduct high-impact and high-quality statistical and informatics 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 Bayesian statistical and computational methodologies using MCMC simulations and constructing 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: 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: jiyuan@uchicago.edu

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.