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Title:  Postdoctoral Associate

Division:  Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 a.m - 5 p.m
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $65,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2303
Summary

The Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to study cancer biology.

Job Purpose

The three-year educational program is designed to be broad and flexible. It provides epidemiology fellows with the specialized skills to incorporate novel high-throughput technologies into large-scale collaborative epidemiology studies and to become successful, cross-trained cancer epidemiologists. The candidate will be working in a collaborative environment with faculty members in multiple disciplines including bioinformatics, biostatistics and cancer biology.

Job Duties

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to analyzing next generation sequencing data (e.g., RNA-seq, whole genome/ exome sequencing) using state-of-the-art bioinformatical and statistical tools, and developing new statistical methods to answer biological questions that arise in the research.  The candidate will be working in a collaborative environment with faculty members in multiple disciplines including bioinformatics, biostatistics and cancer biology. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Ph.D in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.

Experience: None required.

Preferred Qualifications

Other qualifications include excellent writing skills in English, proficiency in R and scripting languages such as Perl or Python. Proficiency in C/C++ is a plus.  Prior experience with next generation sequencing data analysis is a plus. Knowledge in cancer biology or genetics is desired but not required.

Other

This program is not restricted to permanent U.S. residents or citizens. Training grant support includes stipend, fringe benefits and a modest travel and research allowance.

 

 

 

 

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

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