[BioC] JOB: Post-doctoral position in Genetic Statistics (Hamilton, Canada)

Angelo Canty canty at math.mcmaster.ca
Tue Mar 14 23:01:01 CET 2006

Post-Doctoral Position in Genetic Statistics.

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position at the Department of
Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University.  The successful candidate
will work with Dr. Angelo Canty on a Genome Canada funded project to examine
the interaction between genetics and environment in the pathogenesis of Type
I Diabetes using rodent models.  The fellow will work on the development of
methodology to analyze genetic data including gene expression microarray data.
Other duties will include teaching one course in statistics each term.

Candidates should have, or expect to shortly receive, a PhD in statistics or
biostatistics, have good computing skills in S-Plus/R and C or Fortran and be
comfortable working with real as well as simulated data.  Prior experience
with genetic statistics would be helpful but is not necessary.  

The position can start at any time before September 1, 2006.  The annual 
stipend is $40,000 plus a $2,000 grant for research expenses. The expected
term of the position is for two years.

This position is open to candidates of any nationality and selection will be
based upon the candidate's research potential.  Applicants should apply with
a current resume and a statement of research interests at the MathJobs website
The candidate should also arrange for three letters of reference including one
reporting on teaching ability to be submitted through the Mathjobs website or
directly to
 Dr. Angelo Canty
 Mathematics and Statistics
 McMaster University
 Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1

Applications received by April 13, 2006 will be given full consideration
although applications will continue to be processed until the position is

|   Angelo J. Canty                Email: cantya at mcmaster.ca     |
|   Mathematics and Statistics     Phone: (905) 525-9140 x 27079 |
|   McMaster University            Fax  : (905) 522-0935         |
|   1280 Main St. W.                                             |
|   Hamilton ON L8S 4K1                                          |

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