Postdoctoral Associate in Population Genomics

Organization: 
University of Michigan
Job Location: 
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Job Description: 

Postdoctoral positions are available with Jeffrey Kidd in the Department of Human Genetics and Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan Medical School. These positions are focused on population genomic analysis to learn about the demographic history of populations and species and how demography interacts with selection to create observed patterns of variation. Multiple projects are available in a number of systems, including human populations (particularly African populations), dogs, and other species.

Qualifications
The applicant should have a Ph.D. in genetics, ecology and evolution, anthropology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, computational biology or a related field and have experience in the analysis of genome-wide data. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Successful applicants will be part of a cutting-edge research program in genomics with ample opportunities for collaboration with researchers at the University of Michigan and around the world.

To apply, send a CV, cover letter describing your research experiences and ongoing research interests, and contact information for up to three references to Jeffrey Kidd at jmkidd@umich.edu

Contact Information: 

Jeff Kidd
jmkidd@umich.edu