Bioinformatics/Computational Genomics postdoctoral position at OSU
The Ohio State University (OSU) - Columbus, OH

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Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral position in bioinformatics/computational genomics in the laboratory of Dr. Victor Jin in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the Ohio State University (Columbus, OH). The research focus will be in the cut edge research area of computational genomics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop new algorithms and software tools for the identification and characterization of genomic regulatory elements and networks from the cancer epigenetic and gene regulatory data generated from high throughput technologies such as ChIP-chip, ChIP-Seq, and Micro-array, and to develop bioinformatics tools for sequence and structural analysis and build databases for cancer epigenetics and transcriptional regulation data. The position actively involves in working cooperatively with other lab members and outside collaborators. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated, and independent with good skills in mathematics and computer science, and a strong record of accomplishment in research.

Required qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, molecular biology, applied mathematics, or a related field.
  • Research experience (with first-author publications) in computational genomics
  • Proficiency in programming, ideally in C/C++ as well as in scripting languages such as perl/python, or R. Should be comfortable in a linux environment, with large data sets, computer clusters, and database software.
To Apply

Submit a CV, a short (roughly one-page) description of research interests and experience, and contact information for at least two references by e-mail to victor.jin@osumc.edu . Informal inquiries are welcome.

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