Computational Biologist

The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location
Farmington, CT 06032
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Computational Biologist in Genomics of Human Aging



The Ucar lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM in Farmington, CT) is seeking an enthusiastic, highly-skilled statistician/biostatistician to analyze human epigenomics datasets. This position will involve close collaboration with several labs across the institute, including Banchereau Lab and Stitzel Lab. This position is available immediately. 



  • Develop methods to integrate, interpret, and visualize large and diverse genomic datasets to uncover regulatory changes associated with aging and age-related diseases.



  • Excellent programming skills, preferentially with expertise in R and/or python and UNIX programming

  • Excellent communication skills and fully fluent spoken and written English

  • Strong problem-solving and creative thinking skills, and enthusiastic about science



  • PhD in a statistics/biostatistics or another computational field (CS, EE, Physics) with a strong foundation in statistics

  • Familiarity with machine-learning methods, and prior experience in using them for analyzing and integrating genomics data

  • Familiarity with bioinformatics resources, i.e., UCSC genome browser, NCBI

  • Familiarity with next generation sequencing data sets and pre-processing



    For more on Dr. Duygu Ucar and the exciting research happening in the Ucar Lab, visit:





    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



    Job Location: Farmington, Connecticut, United States

    Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


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