Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Analytic)

Organization
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Job Location
New York City, NY
Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to apply a variety of approaches to effectively integrate and analyze genetic, genomic, and clinical data to identify biological pathways that lead to premature cardiometabolic complications in individuals living with HIV. The successful candidate will apply independent problem solving requiring the use of existing and emerging scientific and statistical knowledge. This research involves extensive collaborations with clinicians, pharmacologists, geneticists, systems biologists, and computer scientists; therefore the applicant should possess the ability to work in a highly collaborative and intellectually challenging environment.

Requirements

Candidates should have strong expertise with statistical genetics/bioinfomatics (R, SAS, Perl/Python, PLINKSeq, other statistical genetics packages) and a PhD in one of the following disciplines: Genetic Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, or Computational Biology. Qualified candidates should possess theoretical knowledge of genetics and molecular biology, strong communication skills, creativity, self-motivation, and the ability to work independently. Candidates must also be proficient in oral and written English. Prior experience in the field of genetics of cardiovascular disease is an advantage.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit: 1. A complete CV, including a list of publications. 2. A short statement of how your training and expertise connect to this position. 3. Contact information for 3 references

to [email protected] 

About Our Organization

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is internationally recognized as a leader in groundbreaking clinical and basic science research and is known for its innovative approach to medical education.

With a faculty of more than 3,400 in 38 clinical and basic science departments and centers, Mount Sinai ranks among the top 20 medical schools in receipt of National Institutes of Health grants. In its 2012 "America’s Best Graduate Schools" issue, U.S. News & World Report ranks the Icahn School of Medicine 18th out of 126 medical schools nationwide.

 

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