Postdoctoral Associate - Medicine - Epidemiology & Population Science

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7061370 (Ref:1843-en_US)

Posted: October 14, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to study cancer biology. 

Job Purpose

Postdoctoral Associates are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific professional

Job Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but not limited to analyzing next generation sequencing data (e.g., RNA-seq, whole genome/ exome sequencing) using state-of-the-art bioinformatical and statistical tools, and developing new statistical methods to answer biological questions that arise in the research.  The candidate will be working in a collaborative environment with faculty members in multiple disciplines including bioinformatics, biostatistics and cancer biology.  
Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Experience: None required.

Preferred Qualifications
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or other disciplines with strong quantitative background. 
Other qualifications include excellent writing skills in English, proficiency in R and scripting languages such as Perl or Python.   Proficiency in C/C++ is a plus.  Prior experience with next generation sequencing data analysis is a plus.  Knowledge in cancer biology or genetics is desired but not required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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