Postdoc Position in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Washington D.C.
Competitive + benefit
November 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A post-doc researcher position in computational biology focused on gene regulation and epigenetics is available in the lab of Weiqun Peng at the George Washington University, DC. Current areas of interests include integrative analysis of multi-omics data (including transcriptome, epigenome and 3D genome) to decipher gene regulatory network in immune system, and development and application of analysis methodologies to characterize novel epigenetic and post-transcriptional regulatory pathways. The candidate is expected to closely interact with experimental collaborators. Recent representative work from the lab include

Kai Y et al. Nature Communications, 9 4221, 2018;

Shan Q et al. Nature Immunology, 18 931, 2017;

Lai B et al. Nuclear Acid Research, 45 6388, 2017;

Xing S et al. Nature Immunology, 17 695, 2016;

Ni T et al., Nuclear Acid Research, 44 14 2016;

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


The ideal applicant should hold a doctoral degree or equivalent qualification in computational biology, bioinformatics, (bio)statistics, computer science, physical science or a similar field. Strong programming and quantitative background are required. Previous experience in computational genomics and/or machine-learning approaches are desirable. A successful candidate is expected to possess strong motivation, critical thinking ability and effective communication skills.

Additional Information:

Interested applicants please send a cover letter (with a brief description of research experience and interests), CV and the contact information of at least three references to Dr. Weiqun Peng (wpengat gwu dot edu).

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