Postdoctoral Associate

Location
Houston, Texas
Posted
November 19 2021
Ref
8970
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc
Summary

The Cheng Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is searching for highly motivated and talented post-doc candidates to work on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. The Lab is particularly interested in Cancer Systems Biology, Cancer Genomics and Cancer Immunology.

Job Duties

  • Assists in the development and application of computational approaches to understand the mechanism of human diseases, especially cancer.
  • Assists in processing and analyzing next-generation sequencing data.
  • Collaborates closely with experimental biologists and clinicians.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advance research experiments.


Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, or a related field (e.g. statistics, computer science or quantitative biology)
  • Experience in the application and development of computational methods/tools or machine learning algorithms
  • Good computer programming skills in R/Matlab/Perl/Python/
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology, genomics and epigenetics
  • Experience in next generation sequencing data analysis
  • Previous experience in both Bioinformatics/Genomics and Cancer Biology are desirable


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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