POSITION TITLE: Postdoctoral Associate – Omics Data Science
A computational postdoctoral research position is available in the Ouyang Lab (ouyanglab.jax.org) at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The Ouyang Lab develops statistical and computational methodologies for analyzing high-throughput omics data. Areas of interest include but are not limited to the higher-order structures of the genome and transcriptome, single-cell omics, and the regulomes in development and diseases.
Exceptional candidates will have the opportunity to apply for prestigious postdoctoral awards in The Jackson Laboratory. Fellows will be joining The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut.
- Ph.D. training in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics, computer science, applied mathematics, physics, engineering or a related quantitative area.
- Research experience in genomics, epigenomics, or transcriptomics.
- A proven track record of publications.
- Mastery of a statistical language (such as R) as well as a script languages (such as Python).
- Familiarity with Unix and computing in high-performance computer clusters.
- Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team.
The Jackson Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in computational biology, genomics, bioinformatics, genome technology, cancer, aging, stem cell, neurobiology, immunology, and microbiome. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities, unparalleled genomic resources, and outstanding research support services. It has been voted one of the country’s top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM) is part of an exciting $1.1 billion venture between The Jackson Laboratory and the state of Connecticut. JAX-GM comprises 183,000 square feet of highly advanced, state-of-the-art laboratories and supporting facilities. The institute is located in Farmington, Connecticut, within the uniquely interdisciplinary and multicultural Hartford metropolitan area. Farmington is within a two-hour drive of both New York City and Boston.