Post-doctoral Fellow – Biostatistics
Posting Number: 000040
Position Type: Scientific
Department: Genes & Human Disease – Montgomery
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Join our cutting edge computational and quantitative research group focused on the identification of genes predisposing to complex diseases. Dr. Montgomery is seeking a Post-doctoral Fellow, Assistant-/ Associate-/Staff Scientist, Biostatistician or Bioinformatics Scientist to assist with ongoing projects including the development of new statistical and computational tools. The successful candidate will design, conduct and lead or oversee a variety of analyses and will evaluate methods to obtain data to ensure their validity, accuracy, reliability and usability. Results of analyses will be conveyed to colleagues via presentations and manuscripts. We have access to a high throughput molecular laboratory and a strong array of analytical computing resources. For additional information please visit: http://omrf.org/research-faculty/scientists/montgomery-courtney-gray/.
Doctorate in Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, or related quantitative field.
Applied analysis experience essential. Superb computer (UNIX OS and R or similar statistical package) and communication skills required. Must have very efficient project management skills and strong organizational ability. Must have the ability to multi-task and work independently as well as with a team. Must be detail oriented, dependable, flexible, and willing to assist with manuscript and grant preparations. Works independently and as a team player and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Degree Required:
Programming skills are highly valued but not required. Experience with and/or exposure to biomedical research and/or clinical research preferred. Some exposure to genetic analysis also preferred. Experience with case-control analysis, pathway analysis, bioinformatics, gene expression data analysis and/or simple program development helpful. Experience or training in data structure, database design, and database implementation a plus.
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
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