West Virginia University (WVU)

Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Genomics (High-throughput Sequencing Analysis)

West Virginia University (WVU)

Morgantown, WV, United States

One Bioinformatics Postdoc position is currently available in Dr. Hu’s lab at the department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, West Virginia University (WVU). The lab focuses on mechanisms of epigenetic regulation of immune cells and cancer cells through integrative analysis of multi-omics sequencing data and new tool developments (see Immunity 2018, PMID:29466755; Nat Methods 2018, PMID: 30150754; Nat Immunology 2017, PMID: 28759003; Nat Immunology 2013, PMID: 24056746; Cell Stem Cell 2013, PMID: 23260488; Cell 2012, PMID: 23021216). This position will study epigenetic mechanisms of drug resistance of hematological cancers in the bone marrow microenvironment. Lab home page can be accessible at https://openwetware.org/wiki/Hu.

Strong candidates must have a PhD in the area of applied mathematics, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computational biology, or other related backgrounds. The candidate should have demonstrated strong programming skills on sequence analysis, statistical modeling, or machine learning. The lab offers ample training opportunities to analyze next-generation sequencing data, including but not limited to RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, Hi-C, 16S rna-seq, microRNA, exome-seq and whole genome sequencing (WGS). The job also expects that the candidate devote 50% of time to promote team science across the university through collaborative research. Having first-author research publications in the field of sequence analysis is a strong plus.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. To apply for this position, please visit http://hr.research.wvu.edu, click on the “View Jobs”, and type in “14276” in the “key word” text box to locate the job, or use the web-link: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/wvu_research/jobdetail.ftl?job=14276&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references as part of the application process. For questions or additional information, contact Dr Gangqing Hu (|m|i|c|h|a|e|l|.|h|u|@|h|s|c.|w|v|u|.|e|d|u|).

Founded in 1867, WVU is 1 of only 11 research intensive land-grant institutions offering a single health sciences campus with accredited Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy and a formative School of Public Health. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WVU as a comprehensive doctoral institution with medical programs. Morgantown and its vicinity are ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city is located within reasonable driving distances from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC.

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is an AA/EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/E-verify compliant employer.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.