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Bioinformatics/computational biology, NGS data analysis - postdoc

University of Louisville
Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (KBRIN)
United States Kentucky Louisville
http://louisville.edu/research/kbrin/

Description

The Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (KBRIN) is an NIH funded research enhancement program based at the University of Louisville. KBRIN is seeking an outstanding bioinformatics/computational biology Postdoctoral Scientist to join our interdisciplinary team in the KBRIN Bioinformatics Core working on aspects of Big Data in Bio-medicine with a focus on applications in human diseases including cancer. The bioinformatics components of these projects involve systems biology approaches for the algorithmic development and integration of genomic variant information and RNA transcriptomics with data being analyzed from other groups at the University of Louisville, including high-throughput sequencing, image, and behavioral data.

The successful candidate will be expected to integrate into a larger workgroup of bioinformatics researchers and potentially collaborate across departments, and schools. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position are filled.


Qualifications

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related discipline
Strong programming skills
Highly motivated, creative, and dedicated to project goals
Able to work in close collaboration with a variety of biomedical and computational researchers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with transcriptomic and genomic data


PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
Papers published in peer-reviewed journals
Experience with high-throughput sequencing data analysis
Experience with various bioinformatics platforms and languages (Linux, R, Python, MySQL, etc.)


Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

The applicants should email their application to Juw Won Park at juw.park@louisville.edu as a single PDF file. The application should include:
1. Cover letter stating why you believe you would be a good candidate for the position
2. Detailed CV
3. Names and addresses for 3 references

Review of applications starts immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Contact

Juw Won Park
juw.park@louisville.edu