Title:  Instructor

Division:  Molecular and Human Genetics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  6244

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).




Job Duties

Primary responsibilities include development of novel bioinformatics algorithms to integrate multiple types of high-throughput genomics, transcriptomic, and proteomic data. The successful candidate will also be expected to work closely with wet-lab bench scientist. This position is available as part of a four-year research project with specific goals of developing novel methods for integrative analysis of high-throughput genomics data and identifying new disease genes for psychiatric disorders.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate should have (1) a PhD in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Statistics, Genetics or a related field, (2) strong mathematical/scientific programming skills in a language such as R or Matlab, and (3) experience with bioinformatics algorithms and large-scale data analysis for WES and WGS. Proficiency in a language such as Python, JAVA, or C/C++ and/or experience with parallel programming is a plus. Some background in statistics, machine learning, and optimization is necessary, but the candidate will be given opportunities to expand their training in these areas, if desired.

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