Job Posting

Title Data scientist/computational biologist (full/or part time)
Company The University of Chicago Biological Sciences
Description

Description
We are looking for a highly motivated data scientist or computational biologist to work with faculty and researchers at the University of Chicago on genetic/genomic data analysis.

Responsibilities:
• Work closely with biostatistician and epidemiologist to analyze big genetic/genomic data (including SNP, RNA splicing, and gene expression) by using existing software and/or developing statistical and computational tools.
• Develop figures and reports and participate manuscript writing.

Qualifications
• The candidate should hold or needs to soon hold a (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral) degree in a computer science or quantitative field, such as computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, physics, economics, or social sciences, with interest in genetics/genomics. Candidates with degrees in genetics or related fields with strong computational and statistical expertise are also encouraged to apply.
• Possess practical experience in data analysis.
• Fluency in Linux, standard bioinformatics tools (R and/or Python).

To formally apply, please send a CV and a brief research statement to Guimin Gao (guiming@uchicago.edu).

Location University of Chicago
URL http://
Deadline 31 December 2020
Contact

ggao@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

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bioinformatics
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biostatistics
genetics
genomics
computational genomics
Job Type Part Time