Postdoctoral Position in Psychiatric/Human Genetics

Employer
Boston University School of Medicine
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience + benefits
Posted
April 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral Position in Psychiatric/Human Genetics

at Boston University School of Medicine

Applicants are invited for a postdoctoral position in Psychiatric/Human Genetics in the laboratory of Dr. Huiping Zhang, Associate Professor, in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine (Biomedical Genetics) at Boston University School of Medicine. The applicant will be involved in the study of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of alcohol or drug addiction and related human diseases/traits, using genome-wide association studies (GWAS), transcriptome and epitranscriptome analysis, DNA methylome analysis, sequencing technologies (exome sequencing, RNA-seq, and miRNA-seq), and functional genomics approaches.

The ideal candidate will have Ph.D. degree in psychiatric genetics, human genetics, statistical genetics, bioinformatics or computational biology. Expertise in programming (R/Bioconductor and Linux/Unix) and sequencing data analysis is preferred. Good communication skill in English is required.

Please submit a CV, a brief (one-page) description of research interests and experience, and the contact information for three references by e-mail to huiping.zhang@yale.edu.