About This Position
The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center along with the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to implement innovative computational approaches for analyzing high throughput genomic and epi-genomic data. Research directions include DNA methylation analysis, next generation sequencing data analysis, biomarker discovery, multi-omics data integration, disease subtype discovery and network analysis.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Develops and implements innovative computational approaches for analyzing high throughput genomic and epi-genomic data
- Analyzes data and interprets research findings.
- Identifies appropriate data resources to conduct and execute analyses.
- Verifies accuracy and internal consistency of reports.
- Ensures proper technical documentation and preparation of tabular, written reports and oral presentations.
- Drafts scientific papers and contributes to scientific literature and conferences
Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a relevant field of study or M.D. Proficiency in using R/Bioconductor and Perl/Python for genomic data analysis is required. Excellent communication skills in English (both verbal and written). Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems. Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.
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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.