Postdoctoral positions in computational genomics

Organization
Weill Cornell Medical College
Job Location
New York City, NY
Job Description

Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in the laboratory of Ekta Khurana (http://khuranalab.med.cornell.edu) at the Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) in New York City. The research focus of the lab is to understand the role of genomic sequence variants in human disease. The successful applicants will be affiliated to the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, the Institute for Precision Medicine (IPM) and the Institute for Computational Biomedicine at WCMC, and will have opportunities to collaborate with a diverse group of experimental and computational biologists. The Khurana lab has access to clinical data from IPM and participates actively in many international genomics consortia. There will also be opportunities for wet lab research for interested candidates. A PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics or a related field is required. A strong computational background, proficiency in at least one programming language and knowledge of statistics are also required. Research experience in genomics is desirable. WCMC offers competitive salary and generous benefits.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV and names of three references to Dr. Khurana (ekk2003@med.cornell.edu). Please put the word ‘Postdoc-Application-2014’ in the subject line of your email.

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