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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: PRECISION VACCINE PROGRAM (PVP) - BOSTON CHILDREN'

Employer
Boston Children's Hospital - Department of Pediatrics
Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
$65,000
Closing date
1 Jun 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

The Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) within the Precision Vaccine Program (PVP) at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School (HMS) is actively seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with expertise in systems biology. We are dedicated to advancing knowledge in the fields of infection and vaccination through cutting-edge research.

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As a postdoctoral fellow, you will join a dynamic research environment focused on systems biology in infection and vaccination. Under the mentorship of Dr. Joann Arce, PhD, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at HMS and the lead of the PVP-DMAC, you will contribute to our overarching goals:

  • Identifying and characterizing molecular signatures using a systems immunology approach, encompassing systems biology approaches such as transcriptomics, proteomics, CyTOF and metabolomics.

  • Developing cloud computational infrastructure, integrating multi-omics datasets and applying machine learning methods to high dimensional omics datasets

  • Proficiency in cloud computing and data management, particularly for clinical and immunophenotyping data, in support of large consortia and multi-institutional collaborations within the U.S. and globally. 

Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree (PhD and/or MD) completed or pending in quantitative discipline (Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, etc.) is desired with interest in applying these skills to problems in Immunology.

  • A strong track record of productivity, as evidenced by first-authored publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

  • Proficiency in quantitative analysis and programming, preferably in R and Python.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply innovative experimental strategies to address biological questions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, essential for contributing positively to a thriving intellectual environment.

 

Application Information:
Review of applications will commence immediately, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. To apply, interested candidates should email the following documents to Dr. Joann Arce at 
joann.arce@childrens.harvard.edu:

  • A curriculum vitae (CV) listing the names and contact information for at least two references.

  • A brief statement or cover letter detailing research interests, motivation, and experience (limited to approximately 1 page).

  • A publication, manuscript, or pre-print authored by the candidate.

Learn More About Us:
BCH Website: 
www.childrenshospital.org/research/departments/pediatrics-research/precision-vaccines-program 
Twitter: @PrecVaccines; @JoannDArce; @EPICvaccines

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