Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistical and Autism Genetics

Organization: 
Brown University
Job Location: 
Providence, Rhode Island
Job Description: 

We are looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow in statistical genetics to investigate new autism data-sets at Brown University in the Developmental Disorders Genetics Research Program which is directed by Eric M. Morrow PhD MD. The successful candidate will have a background in statistical genetics and computational approaches to studying large genomic data-sets. The fellow will work as part of a team of investigators seeking the causes and clinical signatures of autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder of childhood. Examples of our recent publications may be found at these links: (http://www.cell.com/AJHG/abstract/S0002-9297(13)00272-3; http://www.nature.com/mp/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/mp201328a.html, or http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273(12)00993-2). The fellow will become expert in areas of analysis of high-throughput sequencing data in the context of whole-genome, whole-exome and transcriptome sequencing.
Interested candidates should contact eric_morrow@brown.edu.

Requirements: 

PhD in genetics, statistics, computer science and/or engineering or comparable field.

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