Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Scientist (Fellow)
Job Title: Bioinformatics PostdoctoralScientist (Fellow)
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:
A POSTDOC or SCIENTIST POSITION is available immediately in the lab of Dr. Andrea Bild (http://bildlab.org/; https://www.cityofhope.org/andrea-bild ) at the City of Hope Cancer Institute, CA. We are seeking a bioinformatician with experience analyzing genomic data, including whole genome DNA and RNA sequencing data. This investigator will join a large research program that aims at developing and applying bioinformatics and statistical algorithms for the integrative analysis of multi-omics data. We are specifically studying patient tumor cell heterogeneity and evolution as recently published (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-01174-3) and highlighted (https://www.cancer.gov/news-events/cancer-currents-blog/2017/metastatic-breast-cancer-treatment-resistance-evolution). Researchers will work with a multi-disciplinary team in a creative and collaborative environment consisting of computational and lab biologists, as well as physicians.
We are funded as one of nine U54 NCI Cancer Systems Biology Consortium centers in the US, and have extensive collaborations with leading academic institutions across the country (https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/dcb/research-programs/csbc).
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
To join our group, we are looking for highly motivated individuals that have demonstrated scientific productivity, excellent communication skills, and the capacity to conduct independent research. We are interested in applicants with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, or comparable experience.
Please send a CV, a brief statement of research interests and why you are interested in our research program, and contact information for three references to Dr. Andrea Bild (firstname.lastname@example.org). IMPORTANT: please include the words "Bioinformatics position" in the subject line of the email.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.