Computational Postdoctoral Associate

Organization
Icahn School of Medicine
Job Location
New York, NY 10029
Salary
Commensurate with experience and education.
Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated analytic postdoctoral associate to apply computational approaches to effectively collect and analyze the vast amounts of data made possible by modern genetic and genomic technologies and large-scale collaborative projects. The successful candidate will apply independent problem solving requiring the application of existing and emerging scientific and statistical knowledge. We are conducting research on the genetics and immunology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Our research involves a wide variety of collaborative projects with geneticists, immunologists and clinicians; therefore the applicant should possess the ability to work in a highly collaborative and intellectually challenging environment.

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and motivated postdoctoral associate to analyze data collected for projects on immunogenetics, utilizing cell culture and genomics for immune analysis, and contributing to the identification of genetic variation that affects susceptibility to, and expression of IBD. The postdoc will serve as a dedicated investigator of one or more research projects.

Requirements

Candidates should have strong expertise with bioinfomatics (R, Perl, C++, Statistics packages, etc.) and a PhD in one of the following disciplines: Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, or Computational Biology. Experience with immune cell profiling, specifically FACS/CyTOF, and immune monitoring assays is preferred.

Qualified candidates should possess strong communication skills, creativity, self-motivation, and the ability to work independently. Candidates must also be proficient in oral and written English.

Required qualifications:

• PhD degree in an appropriate area.

• Theoretical knowledge of genetics, epigenetics and molecular biology

• Documented experience in either bioinformatics

• Proficiency in both written and spoken English

About Our Organization

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is proud to stand as a leader in medical and scientific training, biomedical research and patient care. Our unwavering dedication to intellectual exchange, multidisciplinary teamwork and innovation propels us ever forward in discoveries and advances to improve the human condition.

Icahn School of Medicine attracts outstanding scientists, clinicians and students, all of whom share a deep commitment to expanding biomedical knowledge, providing expert clinical care and serving the community. Working in close partnership with The Mount Sinai Hospital, the Icahn School of Medicine serves one of the most diverse and complex patient populations in the world.

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