Postdoctoral Associate – Computational Cancer Biology (Li Lab)

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Farmington, CT

Job posting number: #7086322

Posted: September 29, 2021

Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate – Computational Cancer Biology

Li Lab

Dr. Sheng Li’s lab at JAX-GM in Hartford, CT area is seeking a computational biology postdoctoral associate who is interested in studying cancer functional genomics. The Li Lab’s primary interests are computational biology and machine learning with a focus on functional genomics in normal and cancer systems. For additional information, visit the Li Lab online.

Salary is competitive and will be supplemented with funding for computational equipment and for attending national and international conferences.

Responsibilities

Develop principled methods, based on machine learning and advanced statistical modeling techniques to address biological questions.
Analyze massive functional genomics data at single cell and population levels.

Qualifications

PhD in Computational Biology, or related quantitative area.
A strong background in machine learning or substantial experience analyzing large genomic datasets.
Programming experience in R, Python, or C++.
Publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and enthusiastic about science.

About JAX:

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:

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The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.


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