Job: Postdoc and PhD student in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics
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Luo Weijun1.5k
United States
Luo Weijun1.5k wrote:

UNC Charlotte Dept. of Bioinformatics is seeking new members as postdoc researchers and PhD students. The incumbent(s) will work on big data integration and analysis, methodology development, and contribute to a range of challenging and important research projects in biomedicine.   

We integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research & applications. And we develop statistical/analytical methods, and implement them into software packages or web servers. Some of them are widely used by tens of thousands of scientists over the world:  
https://bioconductor.org/packages/pathview/  
https://bioconductor.org/packages/gage/  
https://pathview.uncc.edu/  

We apply big data and advanced analytics to solve important and complex problems in biomedicine. For example, we recently were working on autism, a complex brain disorder, using big data + novel analytics approach  
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/4/e1701799.full  

Technical skills:
Solid statistics/analytical training  
R or Python  
Unix/Linux shell  
R package (or software) development is a plus  
Machine learning is a plus  

Other qualifications: 
Genuine interest in research and analytics  
(For postdocs) Proven research/development experience, publication records  

Education: 
Bachelor or advanced degree in statistics/biostats/applied math, computer science, bioinformatics or related fields.

Salary and benefits:  
Competitive package including stipend, tuition, medical insurance and benefits, visa sponsorship

Start Date: 
As soon as possible

Application: 
Please send a resume/CV, and the names of 2-3 references to: weijun.luo[AT]uncc.edu    

 

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