Computational Epigenomics Postdoctoral Fellow

Baltimore, Maryland (US)
NIH postdoctoral fellowship stipend + benefits
December 01 2016
Position Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral opportunity in Computational Epigenomics at the National Institutes of Health, USA

A postdoctoral fellowship is available at the National Institute on Aging, NIH, for developing computational methods to analyze high-throughput sequencing-based chromatin assays.  The successful applicant will work in the laboratory of Dr. Myong-Hee Sung, Transcription Systems Dynamics and Biology Unit located in NIH/NIA Baltimore, Maryland. 

We are seeking highly motivated recent Ph.D. scientists who are interested in investigating outstanding questions in epigenomics using statistical and computational tools.  An ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, or a related quantitative discipline, and has some knowledge in molecular biology or genomics methods.  Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as C++, Python, R, MATLAB, Perl is required, in addition to familiarity of commonly used computational genomics tools.  To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to: .  The evaluations of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Relevant publications:

  • Sung MH et al. Genome-wide footprinting: ready for prime time? Nature Methods 2016 (PMID: 26914206)
  • Sung MH et al. DNase footprint signatures are dictated by factor dynamics and DNA sequence. Molecular Cell 2014 (PMID: 25242143)
  • Kieffer-Kwon KR et al. Interactome maps of mouse gene regulatory domains reveal basic principles of transcriptional regulation. Cell 2013 (PMID: 24360274)

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