Multiple positions for bioinformatics in the U. of Michigan

Organization
University of Michigan
Job Location
Salary
According to experience, and competitiveness
Benefits

Standard benefit for full-time U-M employees.  

  

Job Description

Multiple positions, ranging from postdoctoral fellow to masters position, are available in Dr. Sue Hammoud's lab and collaborating groups in the Department of Human Genetics and Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.  The research activities cover the general range of population and statistical genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology, developmental genomics, epigenetics and single cell RNAseq.

The 1-2 available positions include Postdoctoral Fellow at the entry-level (PhD) and Lab Associate (Masters) at the mid-level.  Current projects include single cell RNAseq analysis, germ cell heterogenity, and epigenomic characterization .

Requirements

Successful applicants need to have strong statistical and computational skills, including proficiency with one or more programming languages (R, Python, etc.) and in the Linux environment.  A Maters or PhD in genetics, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, mathematics, or a related field is expected.  Prior training in molecular biology is helpful but not essential.  Exposures to quantitative biomedical research, such as applying computational methods to genomic analyses, is seen as a strong plus.   Also highly valued are communicate skills, ability to interpret data, and a track record of effective project management.

About Our Organization

University of Michigan Medical School is an equal-opportunity employer that provides an outstanding environment for cutting-edge research and premiere opportunities for professional development.  The Department of Human Genetics and Departments of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics represent a collegial and scientifically stimulating community for highly collaborative research.   We have close ties with the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the world-leading Center for Statistical Genetics, and dynamic research centers for studying metabolic and psychiatric disorders.  There is ample opportunity to develop new research directions and be guided by multiple mentors.  Members of our groups also enjoy the excellent facilities at U-M and attractive life and work style in the city of Ann Arbor.

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