We are seeking talented and productive scholars, with experience and training in genetic epidemiology and an interest in developing their career in the area of cancer health disparities. This is a 3-year flexible program with personalized educational curricula and individually tailored multidisciplinary teams of mentors with ongoing research in a variety of pediatric and adult cancers. The training provides epidemiology and bioinformatics fellows with the specialized skills to incorporate novel high-throughput technologies into large-scale collaborative epidemiology studies and to become successful, cross-trained researchers. Exciting opportunities also exist to work with faculty from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Rice University and UTHealth School of Biomedical InformaticsJob Duties
- Analyze large data sets
- Analyze next generation sequencing data (e.g., RNA-seq, whole genome/ exome sequencing)
- Use state-of-the-art bioinformatical and statistical tools
- Develop new statistical methods to answer biological questions that arise in the research
- Work in a team environment
- MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
- No experience Required.
- Ph.D. epidemiologists or bioinformaticians or M.D.s/DVMs with related experience and 2 years of research experience.
- Prior experience with next generation sequencing data analysis is a plus.
- Background in behavioral/environmental epidemiology is a plus.
- Knowledge in cancer biology or genetics is preferable.
- Excellent writing skills in English.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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