Postdoctoral Researcher

Organization: 
Rutgers University
Job Location: 
Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
Job Description: 

Postdoctoral position in Computational Genomics at Rutgers University

Seeking qualified applicants for a post-doctoral position with Andrew Kern in the Department of Genetics and the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers University. There is no particular project associated with either of these positions, however recent work in the lab spans the intersection of machine learning, population genetics, comparative genomics, and evolutionary biology. More information about the department can be found here (http://genetics.rutgers.edu/). More information about the Kern lab can be found here (http://kernlab.rutgers.edu/index.html). The Kern lab is located on the Busch campus of Rutgers University, in central New Jersey, and is in easy commuting range to New York City.

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate would hold a Ph.D. and have a record of research achievement in computational biology, computer science, statistics, or a related field. A background in comparative/population/evolutionary genomics is highly desirable. In addition the candidate should have experience programming in C, a scripting language (Ruby, Python, or Perl is fine), and be comfortable with cluster computing environments.

Contact Information: 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. The position could begin as early as January, 2013. Interested candidates should submit an electronic version of their CV along with a cover letter describing their qualifications and relevant experience to Andrew Kern ( kern@biology.rutgers.edu)