Post Doctoral Fellow ( Trainee )

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/14/17
Education
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/14/17

Job Summary:

Northwestern University has an opening for one postdoctoral position available within a Clinical Pharmacology/ Pharmacogenomics laboratory for a Postdoctoral Scholar. Our laboratory focuses on the pharmacogenomics of drug response in cardiovascular medicine and hepatic drug metabolism in minority populations. The ideal candidate would have a good understanding of RNA-seq analysis, differential gene expression, eQTL analysis, and statistical genetics. This is a highly collaborative clinically focused lab, with opportunities for to interact with statistical genetics, cancer biology, gastroenterology and cardiology.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Skills and experience with a variety of next generation sequencing data types is required including gene expression analysis using RNA-Seq and exome/genome data analyses.
  • Prior experience working with large-scale datasets using high performance computing environments is a desire
  • Knowledge in bioinformatics or computational biology strongly preferred.
  • Skills in statistical analysis required.
  • Proficiencies in word processing, spreadsheet, database software, power point, statistics and other software use in scientific research analysis are required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. and /or Pharm.D or M.D. degree

Minimum Competencies:

  • Written and verbal communications skills, organizational skills, ability to work as a team.

Preferred Competencies:

  • Knowledge in bioinformatics or computational biology strongly preferred.

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check.  Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Job ID
31907

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