Cancer Genomics Postdoctoral Fellow

Organization
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Job Location
Houston, TX
Benefits

Salary will follow NIH and university guidelines.

Job Description

A POSTDOC POSITION is available immediately in the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Chang (http://changlab.uth.tmc.edu/) at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the field of cancer genomics.  This position is part of a program to study triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) in the context of a clinical trial with MD Anderson Cancer Center, and is funded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.  The project will be to develop computational methods and pipelines to perform genomic analysis on TNBC samples, as well as to support experimental researchers as needed.  The successful applicant will have experience in performing bioinformatic analysis of a range of data types (genome sequencing, RNA-seq, microarrays) to dissect the molecular determinants of the disease.

Requirements

To join our group, we are looking for highly motivated individuals that have demonstrated scientific productivity, excellent communication skills, and the capacity to conduct independent research.  We are interested in applicants with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, or comparable experience.  Experience with next generation sequencing is highly desired.  A background in cancer biology is a plus.  

 

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