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Post-Doctoral Fellowship position in Genomics

Organization
University of Pennsylvania
Job Location
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3450 Hamilton Walk.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
Salary
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Benefits

Negotiable

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated senior post-doctoral fellow or research associate level scientist to work on transplantation genomic datasets from the University of Pennsylvania, and a large international transplant consortium, iGeneTRAiN, encompassing the largest transplant studies every assembled (www.igenetrain.org). We have detailed clinical information including individual rejection data and complications of rejection. We have genome-wide SNP data on > 50,000 participants and whole-exome sequencing (WES) on subsets with additional WES studies ongoing on additional cohorts. For many of these studies we also have existing genomic DNA, RNA, biopsies, and plasma/serum for additional wet lab experiment.

 

Our group is highly collaborative and the successful applicant must be able to effectively communicate with transplant clinicians, geneticists, and epidemiologists at the Division of Transplantation and The Institute of Biomedical Informatics. The applicant must have a strong GWAS and statistical background, excellent writing skills, and innovative biological insight.

 

We are seeking a highly motivated senior post-doctoral fellow or research associate level scientist to work on transplantation genomic datasets from the University of Pennsylvania, and a large international transplant consortium, iGeneTRAiN, encompassing the largest transplant studies every assembled (www.igenetrain.org). We have detailed clinical information including individual rejection data and complications of rejection. We have genome-wide SNP data on > 50,000 participants and whole-exome sequencing (WES) on subsets with additional WES studies ongoing on additional cohorts. For many of these studies we also have existing genomic DNA, RNA, biopsies, and plasma/serum for additional wet lab experiment.

 

Our group is highly collaborative and the successful applicant must be able to effectively communicate with transplant clinicians, geneticists, and epidemiologists at the Division of Transplantation and The Institute of Biomedical Informatics. The applicant must have a strong GWAS and statistical background, excellent writing skills, and innovative biological insight.

Required Qualifications

·       PhD in Genetics, Statistical Genetics or a related discipline, preferably with a few years of post-doctoral experience (but not essential)

·       Record of publication in the areas of statistical genetics or genetic epidemiology

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects

·       Experience in GWAS analyses, and preferably in second-generation sequencing analyses, and effective utilization of computer clusters.

·       Analysis of multiple omic datasets would be advantageous

·       Demonstrated knowledge and programming experience in UNIX, R, PYTHON and PERL

·       Highly motivated and committed to biomedical research

 

University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

For more information and/or to meet at ASHG, please email: bkeating@upenn.edu or call (267) 7604507

 

 

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Genetics, Statistical Genetics or a related discipline, preferably with a few years of post-doctoral experience (but not essential)
  • Record of publication in the areas of statistical genetics or genetic epidemiology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Experience in GWAS analyses, and preferably in second-generation sequencing analyses, and effective utilization of computer clusters.
  • Analysis of multiple omic datasets would be advantageous
  • Demonstrated knowledge and programming experience in UNIX, R, PYTHON and PERL
  • Highly motivated and committed to biomedical research

 

 

University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. 

How to Apply

Please email your resume to: bkeating@upenn.edu

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