Postdoctoral Associate in Genetics

Rutgers The State University

United States

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Recruitment/Posting Title Post Doctoral Associate
Department SAS - DLS - Genetics
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
Designs and executes complex research ideas taking advantage of advanced computational biology and bioinformatics techniques. Analyses high-throughput sequencing data at tissue and single-cell resolutions, performs comprehensive literature review, and develops analysis results for research papers. Collaborates with internal and external experimental experts/computer scientists. Writes scientific manuscripts, fellowship and training grant applications under the guidance of Dr. Yang. Manages lab servers and Github repositories for the lab. Teaches and trains students and technicians on computational pipelines and algorithms.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 24FA0248
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Minimum Education and Experience
Requires a PhD degree in biomedical sciences, biomedical engineering, statistics, mathematics or computer science, with relevant research experience in computational biology or bioinformatics. Good communication skills. Collaborative spirits. Strong work ethic. The position demands a basic understanding of single-cell data analysis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Prefers experience working with high-throughput sequencing data/single-cell data, and solid understanding of molecular biology/cancer biology/physiology.
Equipment Utilized
High-performance computing clusters, LINUX system, relevant Python and R packages.
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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
City Piscataway
State NJ
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