[R-jobs] postdoc position in computational biology
Ka Yee Yeung
k@yee @end|ng |rom u@w@@h|ngton@edu
Mon Jan 5 00:56:16 CET 2009
A postdoctoral fellow position in computational biology will be available
starting June 1 2009 at University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The
candidate will join a multi-disciplinary group working on edge-cutting
research problems in computational biology.
We seek a highly motivated and diligent researcher at the early stage of
academic career with the ability to carry out research projects independently.
The position will provide the opportunity to contribute to gene expression
analysis, biomarker discovery, proteomics analysis, statistical genomics and
network construction. This position will be funded from a 5-year NIH basic
research grant that started in Fall 2008. The successful candidate will
work with a team of multi-disciplinary investigators at University of
Washington (including Dr. Roger Bumgarner in biotechnology/genomics, Dr.
Adrian Raftery in statistics, and Dr. Ka Yee Yeung in computational
biology). The candidate will be expected to participate in data
analysis, algorithm and software development, to work cooperatively with
collaborators, to actively publish and present results, and other duties
as required. The applicant must have a Ph.D. in biostatistics,
statistics, computer science, computational biology or any physical
sciences with a strong background in mathematics and computing. The
applicant is also expected to demonstrate excellent programming skills to solve
complex research problems.
Seattle, WA in the Pacific Northwest is widely considered to be one of the top
US cities for young professionals. Seattle offers residents a mild climate, a
multitude of cultural activities, several professional sports teams, superb
cuisine and outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, skiing, snowboarding,
Interested candidates should send the following materials to Dr. Ka Yee Yeung
(kayee using u.washington.edu):
* A cover letter highlighting your background and relationship to this position
* A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
* The names and contact details of at least three references.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. Under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to
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