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Postdoc and PhD student in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics

UNC Charlotte
Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics
United States NC Kannapolis
https://careers.iscb.org

Description

UNC Charlotte Dept. of Bioinformatics is seeking new members as postdoc researchers and PhD students. The incumbent(s) will work on big data integration and analysis, methodology development, and contribute to a range of challenging and important research projects in biomedicine.

We integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research & applications. And we develop statistical/analytical methods, and implement them into software packages or web servers. Some of them are widely used by tens of thousands of scientists over the world:
https://bioconductor.org/packages/pathview/
https://bioconductor.org/packages/gage/
https://pathview.uncc.edu/

We apply big data and advanced analytics to solve important and complex problems in biomedicine. For example, we recently were working on autism, a complex brain disorder, using big data + novel analytics approach
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/4/e1701799.full

Salary and benefits:
Competitive package including stipend, tuition, medical insurance and benefits, visa sponsorship

Start Date:
As soon as possible


Qualifications


**Technical skills:**
Solid statistics/analytical training
R or Python
Unix/Linux shell
R package (or software) development is a plus
Machine learning is a plus

**Other qualifications:**
Genuine interest in research and analytics
(For postdocs) Proven research/development experience, publication records

**Education:**
Bachelor or advanced degree in statistics/biostats/applied math, computer science, bioinformatics or related fields.


Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please send a resume/CV, and the names of 2-3 references to: weijun.luo[AT]uncc.edu