Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Southern California
Job Location: 
USC HSC, Los Angeles, CA


Job Description: 

The University of Southern California is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate for the Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine. The focus will be on the development and application of leading-edge statistical/computational/bioinformatics methods and software for the analysis of genomic data in the context of ovarian cancer research. The successful applicant will be involved in a program that leverages high-throughput technologies such as RNA sequencing to identify genes and regulatory elements involved in the development of ovarian cancer. The applicant will be expected to develop and apply novel statistical methodology to GWAS, sequence, microarray, RNAseq, FAIREseq and integrative genomic datasets, publish work in peer-reviewed journals, and participate in grant writing.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.


The applicant should hold a Ph.D. degree in statistics, biostatistics, computational biology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, or a related discipline, and have experience in working with molecular genetics data, as evidenced by publications, grants, and/or other criteria. Experience with RNAseq data is a plus.

Contact Information: 

Requisition ID: 016577
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About Our Organization:
The Department of Preventive Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC has 88 faculty conducting world-class transdisciplinary and population-oriented research and is consistently ranked number one in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among comparable medical school departments.

It's an exciting time at USC. We are world-renowned for our innovative education, academic excellence and path-breaking research in a vibrant region exploding with potential. As part of a university that is on an upward trajectory, excellent development and advancement opportunities are possible here. Ultimately, you will support the university's expansive, humanity-centered mission: "The development of human beings and society as a whole through the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit."