[R-jobs] Postdoc position in computational biology: Seattle WA
Ka Yee Yeung
k@yee @end|ng |rom u@w@@h|ngton@edu
Wed Aug 26 00:41:28 CEST 2009
A postdoctoral fellow position in computational biology is anticipated to
open in the fall of 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 focus on biomarker discovery for chronic
myeloid leukemia (CML) by integrating gene expression data, resources from
the literature and network analysis. The successful candidate will mainly
work with Dr. Ka Yee Yeung, Ph.D. in computational biology, at University
of Washington and Dr. Vivian Oehler, M.D. in hematology, at the Fred
Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The candidate will also be part of a
multi-disciplinary team consisting of Dr. Roger Bumgarner in the
Department of Microbiology and Dr. Adrian Raftery in the Department of
Statistics. 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, boating etc.
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
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 apply.
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