Cancer Bio-informatics position (MS or PhD level)

Organization
University of Arizona
Job Location
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85724
Job Description

A bio-informatic  position focused on the analysis of complex datasets including: DNA-sequencing, RNA-sequencing, metabolomics and drug sensitivity data.  

Specific emphasis will be placed on delineating the impact of specific pathways on disease  progression and therapeutic response using data from clinically annotated tissue specimens and patient-derived models.   

Ideal candidates will have experience with bioinformatics, have a track record of leading projects to publication, and be creative in using computational methods to interrogate complex biological problems.  

Applicants will will be expected to direct independent projects in a multi-disciplinary setting, assist in mentoring junior lab members, and contribute to grant applications.   A long-term goal of the project is to bring the research to clinical application and team memberswill have the opportunity to directly contribute to clinical trial development and interactions with the multi-disciplinary teams in molecular oncology.

 

Requirements

1. PhD or MS in bio-informatics or related discipline

2. Record of research accomplishment

3. Self motivated with a positive attitude

4. Strong interpersonal skills

 

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a CV, statement of interests, and a list of three references to:

Erik Knudsen, PhD

Associate Director for Research

University of Arizona Cancer Center

eknudsen@email.arizona.edu

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