Assistant Scientist

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Job Location
330 N. Orchard Street
Madison, WI 53715
Minimum $50,000; Depending on Qualifications

Health insurance, retirement, paid leave

Job Description

This position is located in the Roy Lab and will work on a range of collaborative projects. Our research focuses on computational network biology and regulatory genomics. We are specifically interested in developing tools, based on statistical machine learning, to predict regulatory network structure and function in diverse dynamic processes. We aim to use genome-scale networks to construct predictive models of complex phenotypes in mammalian systems. We work in close collaboration with developmental biologists who are interested in how gene regulatory networks drive overall cellular fate and how there are perturbed in a disease setting.

A complete position description is available at:


A Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, machine learning, statistics, or engineering is required.Candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience analyzing large and complex datasets. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online at: Applicants are asked to provide: (1) a CV including a list of publications, (2) a cover letter summarizing current research and future goals, and (3) contact information for at least two references.

About Our Organization

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and a broad of array of disciplines, we seek to foster unlikely collaborations, catalyze new ways of thinking, and generate unexpected scientific discoveries.

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