TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate I (Multiple)
DepartmentMolecular and Cellular Biology (0417)
Two Postdoctoral Positions are available immediately in the area of computational genomics and network biology in the Padi lab in the Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***..
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Duties & Responsibilities
We develop new computational methods for integrating multi-omics data and investigating how cellular networks are altered in complex diseases and phenotypes, with a view to identifying therapeutic strategies and advancing precision medicine. Current areas of focus include 1) characterizing the changes in regulatory network structure during tumorigenesis, 2) combining tissue-specific networks and cancer mutations to predict drug response, and 3) modeling how genetic variants can perturb network modules and drive complex phenotypes.
We are looking for motivated individuals who want to apply their quantitative skills to tackle important problems in biology.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
A Ph.D. degree in physics, computer science, mathematics, biology, systems/computational biology, or a related field is required, along with excellent communication and programming skills (e.g. R, Python, Matlab, or C ).
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week40
Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of PayDOE
Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Posting Detail Information
Number of VacanciesMultiple
Desired Start Date02/12/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until FilledYes
Review Begins On01/19/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
To apply, please upload a research statement describing your accomplishments and interests, your CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references.
Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Megha Padi (***********************).
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