Postdoctoral Associate in statistical and population genetic aspects of Parkinson Disease

Organization: 
University of Miami, Hussman Institute for Human Genomics
Job Location: 
Miami, FL
Job Description: 

The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to work on the statistical and population genetic aspects of Parkinson Disease (PD), as part of the multidisciplinary Morris K. Udall Parkinson Disease Research Center of Excellence, led by Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D. (PI). The Udall Center is comprised of a team of molecular geneticists, neurobiologists, neurologists, bioinformaticians, and statistical and genetic epidemiologists who work together on studies related to PD. The qualified candidate will applying statistical genetics methods to research directed towards identifying genes and the mechanisms that they influence to increase the risk of PD.

Requirements: 

Minimum qualifications include a PhD or MD. Prior experience in statistical genetics, statistics, genetic epidemiology, or bioinformatics preferred. The ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team is expected. Any appropriate combination of education, certifications, and/or relevant work experience will be considered.

Contact Information: 

The University of Miami is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Also, applicants are required to apply online at http://careers.med.miami.edu. Under “Department”, select “John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics”, then search "Parkinson".

About Our Organization: 

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.