USA: Post Doctoral Research Position in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology at NIH

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Description: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a major component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher in the newly established Bioinformatics and Systems Biology core facility. The core’s mission is to collaborate with DIR investigators to incorporate bioinformatics and systems biology synergistically into their research. The core focuses on research, methodology development, education, and applications in areas including but not limited to: network based analysis of Next-Gen sequence (NGS) data, integration of multiple types of big data, multi-scale modeling of emergent spatiotemporal orders in physiological systems.

Eligibility: The ideal candidate must have a recent PhD degree (within the past five years) in statistical genetics, mathematical genetics, mathematical biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, or related disciplines providing training and experience quantitative science and understanding of biology. Individuals with experience in one of the following areas are preferred though not required: analysis and modeling of NGS data, network modeling, dynamical systems. Programming skills in major programming languages R, Java, Python, and MatLab are desirable. Need to be a team worker with good communication skills. The successful applicant will receive an initial 2-year appointment with the possibility of extension, dependent on performance.The candidate will be supported with an excellent intramural NIH fellowship in a stimulating and interactive research environment at NIH. Fellowship stipend is commensurate with research experience and accomplishments.

To Apply: If interested, please send (preferably by email) your curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests and career goals, and names and addresses of three references to:
Xujing Wang, Ph.D.
Director, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Core Facility
Systems Biology Center
Division of Intramural Research
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH
Bldg.10, Room 7N224
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
E-mail: wangx21(at)mail.nih.gov
Fax: 301-451-2862

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