Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistical Genomics and Bioinformatics

Organization
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Job Location
10 Discovery Drive
Farmington, CT 06032
Benefits

We give our postdoctoral trainees the best and most well rounded training available. Our trainees:

  • Learn to write grant applications
  • Interact with world renowned scientists on a daily basis
  • Have outstanding scientific core facilities at their fingertips
  • Health benefits provided by The Jackson Laboratory
Job Description

The postdoctoral fellow will develop statistical and computational methodologies for analysis of large- scale genomic and epigenomic data. Of particular interest includes but is not limited to (1) RNA genomics, including genome-wide inference of RNA regulatory elements, RNA-protein interaction, and RNA-chromatin interaction; and (2) Chromatin genomics, including genome-wide inference of chromatin interaction, 3D genome structure, and global regulation of gene expression.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, with solid background in both statistics and genomics. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, physics, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related quantitative area. Excellent programming skills (R/Python/Perl/C/C++), strong publication records, and extensive experience in genomics are essential. 

About Our Organization

The Jackson Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in statistical 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 is voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States for 2012 in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine.

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine is part of a $1.1 billion new venture between The Jackson Laboratory and the state of Connecticut. The institute is located in a new, dedicated, state-of-the-art research building, a 183,000 ft2 space incorporating a broad range of the most advanced research laboratories and supporting facilities. It is within 2-hour drive of both New York City and Boston.

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