Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Bioinformatics/Statistical Genetics
Roche - South San Francisco, CA

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We are accepting applications for a post-doc position in the areas of Statistical Genetics or Bioinformatics. Genentech provides a unique environment for basic research, including the availability of rich datasets and technologies, the opportunity to work with the world's leading experts in various areas, and a culture of close collaboration between experimental and computational scientists. Postdoctoral fellows from Genentech have had a long history of publishing work of high quality and major impact, and have continued onto distinguished careers in both academia and industry.For this position, we are seeking an individual with a strong background in a quantitative field, such as statistics or computer science and a reasonable working knowledge of molecular biology. Candidates with preparation in biology who can demonstrate competence in quantitative sciences or programming will also be considered.

He or she should be motivated, able to work well in teams, and have excellent communication skills. Potential areas of application include: Development of new methods related to GWAS (e.g. rare variant associations, pathways/gene-networks based analyses, using eQTL and ENCODE resources to identify causal variation); population genetic analysis of high resolution variation data to infer selection, demography; analysis of next-generation sequencing data for the discovery of novel transcripts, novel isoforms, novel gene fusions, RNA editing, or transposon expression and reintegration.

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