Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Population & Quantitative Sciences

POST-DOCTORAL POSITION IN HUMAN QUANTITATIVE GENOMICS

DEPARTMENT OF POPULATION & QUANTITATIVE HEALTH SCIENCES

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE FOR COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

 

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our team at Case Western Reserve University.  The position is available immediately and will be focused on pursuing quantitative genomic studies with an emphasis on Alzheimer disease and other neurological disorders.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in genetics, genomics, epidemiology, computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, or related field, and have experience and/or interest in computational, analytical, or statistical genomics research.  Familiarity with the Unix/Linux environment and programming/scripting in Python and R is preferred.  The successful candidate will work as part of established research teams in the following areas:

 

  • Genetics and genomics of Alzheimer disease
  • Genetics and genomics of age-related macular degeneration
  • Computational methods for analyzing dense genotypic and sequence data in case-control and family-based datasets
  • Computational methods for mining electronic health record data

 

The Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences and the Cleveland Institute of Computational Biology provide a strong and supportive intellectual environment for post-doctoral trainees.  The successful applicant will have access to numerous large-scale genotyping and sequencing datasets for analysis and the opportunity to join in several large genomic consortia efforts.


Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, their C.V., and at least two letters of recommendation to the address below.  All materials should be sent to:

              

Post-Doctoral Search Committee

Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology

c/o Tuesday Gibson

Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine

Wolstein Research Building 2-533

Cleveland, Ohio  44106-4945

Email:    tmg43@case.edu

Phone:  (216) 368-3197

Web:      http://epbiwww.case.edu/

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