Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Bioinformatics

Organization
Indiana University School of Medicine - Indiana Institute for Personalized Medicine
Job Location
Indianapolis, IN
Job Description

The Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in bioinformatics to participate on a team of researchers known as the Vera Bradley Scholars. This program is part of the Monogrammed Medicine Initiative funded by the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer and is designed to identify and prepare the next generation of breast cancer researchers.

Specifically, the postdoctoral fellow in bioinformatics will focus on the analysis of tumor and germline genomics with the overarching goal of optimally personalizing breast cancer therapies.  The fellow will be mentored in the laboratory of Dr. Milan Radovich, PhD, as well as by a team of Vera Bradley breast cancer faculty. The fellow will also collaborate with the other Vera Bradley scholars at research meetings, seminars and didactic sessions. 

The Vera Bradley Scholar will be supported for up to two years.   The position comes with a competitive compensation package. Funds for supplies and conference travel will also be provided for the presentation of scientific findings at national meetings and career advancement opportunities.

Requirements

Qualified applicants should possess a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computer science, biological sciences, or a related field.  Experience in the analysis of next-generation sequencing datasets and cancer biology is preferred, but not required. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, C.V., and contact information for three references to:

Cheryl Weatherholt at weatherc@iu.edu

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