Computational Genomics Postdoctoral Fellow

Organization
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City
Job Location
New York, NY 10128
Job Description

The Raj Laboratory at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a talented, enthusiastic, and passionate computational postdoctoral fellow. The qualified candidate should be highly motivated, with experience in human genomics, computational biology, RNA biology, neuroscience, or a related field. He or she should have experience analyzing genomic and transcriptomic datasets derived from high-throughput sequencing technologies and skills in one programming language (C++, Java, Python, or R, especially within a Unix/Linux environment). Experience with RNA-Seq tools and methods are a big plus. A good understanding of genetics is required. Because the work involves multiple collaborators, a good balance between independence and team spirit is essential, and effective communication skills are necessary. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree. This position is mentored by Towfique Raj working under the broader leadership of Alison Goate, Eric Schadt, and Eric Nestler.

The Raj Laboratory is a member of the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer's Disease, Departments of Neuroscience, Genetics, and Genomic Sciences, Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, and Friedman Brain Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The research in the Raj lab focuses on mechanisms underlying the regulation of gene expression and how these mechanisms are disrupted in neurodegenerative diseases. More info: http://neuroscience.mssm.edu/raj/

The Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks to comprehensively integrate the digital universe of information into research, training, and patient care and to develop programs that prepare students for careers in the future of healthcare and data science.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

Requirements

He or she should have experience analyzing genomic and transcriptomic datasets derived from high-throughput sequencing technologies and skills in one programming language (C++, Java, Python, or R, especially within a Unix/Linux environment). Experience with RNA-Seq tools and methods are a big plus. A good understanding of genetics is required. Because the work involves multiple collaborators, a good balance between independence and team spirit is essential, and effective communication skills are necessary. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree.

How to Apply

Those interested in joining the lab, should send a current CV, including publications and research experience, and brief description of research interests to [email protected]. Informal inquiries regarding the position are welcome.

About Our Organization

The Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks to comprehensively integrate the digital universe of information into research, training, and patient care and to develop programs that prepare students for careers in the future of healthcare and data science.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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