Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Fellow

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18

Job Description:
The La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, an independent, non-profit research institute, is seeking talented and highly motivated postdoctoral fellows specializing in bioinformatics and computational biology to join Ferhat Ay’s Lab in San Diego, CA.

Qualifications:
Successful candidates will conduct research in a dynamic and a highly collaborative environment. The research will involve development of novel computational methods for analysis and integration of large-scale, heterogeneous data sets in order to link epigenetic mechanisms, such as the three-dimensional organization of chromatin, to gene regulation. The developed methods will also be applied to first-hand data produced in collaboration with research groups at the institute.

Requirements:
• Ph.D. with a strong background in Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning or Bioinformatics.
• Excellent programming skills in at least one programming language (preferably Python)
• Proven record of scientific publications in bioinformatics and/or genomics journals.
• Ability to develop novel computational methods, algorithms and data processing pipelines.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Willingness to work closely with experimental biologists.

(REQ 1088)

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