Date Posted: May 16, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
- University of Miami
- Location: Miami, FL
- Job Number: 7051470 (Ref #: P100038940)
- Posting Date: May 16, 2018
- Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The Department of Public Health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate in the Translational Bioinformatics Lab to work on cancer genomic research. The position will be supported by NCI U24 PGDAC (Proteogenomic Data Analysis Center) for CPTAC (Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium) grant and two other NCI R01 grants focusing on translational bioinformatics research for colorectal and triple-negative breast cancers. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to implement innovative computational approaches for analyzing high throughput genomic and proteogenomic data. Research directions include next generation sequencing data analysis, biomarker discovery, multi-omics data integration, cancer subtype discovery and network analysis. The candidate will have opportunity to work on multi-omics and clinical outcomes data generated by CPTAC and TCGA. Our lab has close connection with the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which provides additional opportunities to work with outstanding cancer genomic researchers on data generated from cutting-edge genomic technologies at Sylvester.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Genetics, Computer Science, or a related field. Experience with machine learning/statistical learning is preferred. Excellent communication skills in English (both verbal and written) is desirable. Proficiency in using R/Bioconductor and Perl/Python for genomic data analysis is required.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!