Research Fellow - Statistical Genetics

Research Fellow - Statistical Genetics

Research Fellow - Statistical Genetics

Rochester

Postdoctoral positions are available for eligible candidates with training in statistical genetics/statistics, programming/machine learning, data science and statistics. Our laboratory focuses on genomic studies of cardiovascular traits and implementation of genomics into clinical practice. The approaches we use include; genome and exome-wide association studies using high-density SNP arrays (common variants as well as rare variants), whole exome/genome sequencing in families with cardiovascular disease, Phenome wide association studies (PheWAS), variant annotation and electronic phenotyping algorithms. Our laboratory is part of a large-scale translational genomics initiative, the eMERGE network (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http 3A__www.gwas.net&d=DwIFaQ&c=vh6FgFnduejNhPPD0fl_yRaSfZy8CWbWnIf4XJhSqx8&r=NBLUazTsiDwTgq3-kwSO8a3Vuyuqnfad85BXvzRst0c&m=5bztkjprZNYOxw0tQ0UeTrJer6wJZn_xCWWA-V5eIjU&s=Iks3TQO8rwmpVZhCG2eLys7b4i_EjsfaTy9jTc508J8&e=) established by the National Human Genome Research Institute and has access to large genotyping and sequencing datasets. The candidate should be able to analyze such data and have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics/statistical genetics or data science. The candidate is expected to gain cross-disciplinary training in statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, bioinformatics and translational genomics.

A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic. 800146; J2WRTP

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

schedule:

Full Time

Site Description:

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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Qualifications:
Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application:

  1. Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  2. Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:
  • Relationship to the applicant.
  • Past work/academic performance.
  • Work qualities/personal conduct.
  • Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.
  • Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    • Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).



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