Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics Post-doctoral (Ph.D.) position

Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics Post-doctoral (Ph.D.) position

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA, United States

A postdoctoral position is available for a talented, highly motivated Ph.D. in the Genetics Department at Harvard Medical School in Boston. We are seeking a self-driven individual with expertise in Chromatin Immunoprecipitation/DNA Sequencing (ChIP-Seq) assay development and Linux-based bioinformatic software data analysis environments (Python/R). The ideal candidate will have a record of scientific rigor and creativity, a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and the ability to work in teams. Excellent time management, oral and written communication skills are required.

Required Competencies:
Ph.D. in Genetics, Molecular biology, Biochemistry, or related field
● Proven understanding and expertise with ChIP-Seq
● Experience in scientific programming/scripting for analysis of ChIP-Seq data
● Experience in Linux-based environments
● Experience with statistical analysis
● Expertise in molecular and cellular biology, genetics and genomics
● Candidate must demonstrate outstanding personal initiative
● Excellent teamwork, time management and organizational skills
● Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic and results-oriented environment
● Ability to present data to a multidisciplinary audience in a clear and concise manner
● Ability to meet deadlines and multitask efficiently is a must

Principal Responsibilities:
● Lead the development of new bioanalytical methods and pipelines to characterize epigenetic biomarkers
● Work with molecular and computational biology teams to design omics experiments
● Process, analyze and interpret high volumes of data
● Monitor and evaluate new and emerging technologies
● Present scientific and technical data to both internal and external colleagues in a clear and concise manner
● Work independently and prepare timetables, deliverables, and project schedules

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Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics Post-doctoral (Ph.D.) position