Post-doctoral Fellow

Organization: 
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Job Location: 
Kansas City, KS
Job Description: 

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Position Summary:
The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Medicine at The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is seeking applications for a post-doctoral research scientist position. We are in the process of building a statistical genomics and bioinformatics research group and are seeking a postdoctoral candidate with a Ph.D. in statistics, bioinformatics or biostatistics with interest in human genomics research. Solid statistical training, strong computer programming skill, excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Responsibilities:

•Develop and test novel analysis. methods for genomic data on both real and simulated data.
•Consult on genomic studies including the completion of bioinformatics and/or statistical analysis.
•Manuscript and grant writing.
•Presenting results at national and international conferences.
•Possibly teach an introductory statistics course

Requirements: 

Required Qualifications:

•Ph.D. in statistics, bioinformatics or biostatistics, biology, biophysics, physics or related quantitative field, with interest in human genomics research.
•Statistical Programs: R
•OS: Windows, Linux/UNIX
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:

•Human Genomics, Next-Gen Sequencing and high performance computing for high-dimenisional ’omic data experience.

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