University of Miami
Department / Hospital:
Public Health Sciences - SCCC 2 -STA
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The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will work in the Translational Bioinformatics laboratory at the University of Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center 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 Postdoctoral Associate will have an opportunity to work on multi-omics and clinical outcomes data generated by CPTAC and TCGA. The laboratory has a close connection with the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which provides additional opportunities to work with outstanding cancer genomic researchers on data generated from cutting-edge genomic technologies.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Genetics, Computer Science, or a closely related field. Experience with machine learning/statistical learning is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong command of the English language. Proficiency in using R/Bioconductor and Perl/Python for genomic data analysis is required.
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