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: https://www.jax.org/research-and-faculty/research-labs/the-ucar-lab
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