Title:  Postdoctoral Associate- Bioinformatics/Aging Research

Division:  Huffington Center on Aging
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Per NIH Guidelines
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  15625


The Dang Laboratory at the Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine investigates the roles of epigenetics and chromatin dynamics in regulating aging, with an emphasis on cellular aging and mammalian adult stem cell aging. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Associate with training in bioinformatics and biostatistics and with an interest in study epigenetic regulation of aging using large-scale sequencing datasets.

Job Duties

  • Designs, plans, and conducts research experiments using modern sequencing techniques.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data generated from experiments.
  • Develops and implements appropriate computation algorithms and customized scripts for data analysis.
  • Conducts literature search and summarizes information in an appropriate format.
  • Disseminates research findings by presenting in seminars and conferences.
  • Composes and edits manuscripts and grant proposals.
  • Engages in collaborations based on lab's research interests and expertise.
  • Trains and supervises junior lab members.
  • Performs customized deep analysis of datasets generated by modern sequencing, such as RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, Hi-C, etc
  • Performs analysis of DNA methylation array or sequencing datasets and epigenetic clock analysis.
  • Performs analysis of mass-spec-based quantitative proteomics datasets.
  • Performs integrated analysis of lab generated sequencing and proteomics data sets with protein interaction networks, genetic interactions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in any biomedical sciences field.
  • Formal training (didactic lectures + hands-on training) in bioinformatics and/or biostatistics.



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