Postdoctoral research associates in bioinformatics / computational biology are sought in the group of Prof. Yang Shen in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. The topic involves algorithm development and application for mechanistic studies of disease-associated mutational effects on proteins and protein interactions, biomolecular pathways and networks, and phenotypes. Interested candidates please send a cover letter with research interests, curriculum vita, and a list of 3 reference contacts to yshen [AT] tamu.edu.
We also welcome Ph.D. applicants interested in algorithm development for bridging AI and Healthcare to our top-ranked graduate program.
For Ph.D. applicants, experience in algorithms and programming is required but background in the application areas is not.
Qualifications for Postdoc:
1. Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or other related fields;
2. Algorithm development experience in one or more following areas is highly preferred: optimization, machine learning, probabilistic graphical models, causal analysis, systems and control theory, data mining, statistics, or other related methods.
3. Experience and track record in modeling proteins, biomolecular networks, or omics data.
4. Linux programming experience in implementing algorithms (required) and databases & web servers (plus).
Interested postdoc candidates please send a cover letter with research statement, curriculum vita, and a list of 3
reference contacts to yshen [AT] tamu.edu.
Interested Ph.D. applicants please contact yshen [AT] tamu.edu with research interests and curriculum vita (including a list of relevant courses taken).