Genome Therapeutics Corporation
Department of Human Genetics

Statistical Geneticist

The Department of Human Genetics at Genome Therapeutics Corporation is seeking qualified applicants to joint our Statistical Genetics Team.  Candidates should have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or related field and have experience in Statistical Genetics or Genetic Epidemiology.  Responsibilities will include methodology development and data analysis for mapping complex disorders or elucidating gene function.  Areas of statistical expertise may include, but are not restricted to, linkage analysis, linkage disequilibrium mapping, association studies (family based and case/control), data mining and micro array analysis.  Numerous opportunities exist for collaboration with the Functional Genomics and Computational Biology Departments, and hence prior statistical consulting experience is a plus.  Familiarity with the UNIX computing environment is desirable and knowledge of a programming language, such as Fortran, C++, Splus or R, is required.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Genome Therapeutics Corporation
100 Beaver St.
Waltham, MA 02453
Fax:  781-398-2606

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