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Postdoctoral Associate- Cancer Epidemiology

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Per NIH Guidelines
Closing date
5 Dec 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

The Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine invites applications for postdoctoral research in systems epidemiology of cancer. 

This is a 3-year flexible program with personalized educational curricula and individually tailored multidisciplinary teams of mentors with ongoing research in a variety of pediatric and adult cancers. The training  provides epidemiology and bioinformatics fellows with the specialized skills to incorporate novel high-throughput technologies into large-scale collaborative epidemiology studies and to become successful, cross-trained researchers. Exciting opportunities also exist to work with faculty from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Rice University and UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics. 

Job Duties

  • Analyzes large data sets.

  • Analyzes next generation sequencing data (e.g., RNA-seq, whole genome/ exome sequencing).

  • Uses state-of-the-art bioinformatical and statistical tools.

  • Develops new statistical methods to answer biological questions that arise in the research.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Epidemiology or Bioinformatics.
  • Excellent writing skills in English.
  • Experience with next generation sequencing data analysis is a plus. Knowledge in cancer biology or genetics is preferable.
  • Able to work in a team environment.

 

 

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

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