Postdoctoral Research Associate - Orthopaedic Surgery

Washington University in St. Louis   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Education.

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Not Specified years

Posted 181 days ago

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Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

A postdoctoral position is available to study the functional effects of genetic variation associated with human disease.  We are seeking highly motivated candidates (PhD, MD, or MD/PhD).

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The applicant will develop and apply high-throughput methods for multiplex analysis of variant effects for a variety of human disease genes.   In addition to providing molecular biology and cell culture expertise, the applicant will provide some degree of broad-based programming and analytic support to synthesize the data into a broader biological context.  The ideal applicant will share scientific information by writing manuscripts and presenting data in seminars and conferences.


Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Genomics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with R programming language, genomic data, and databases.
  • Experience in writing and applying analysis scripts (Python, Perl, etc) in a Linux/Unix environment.
  • Experience with cell culture and molecular biology techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills. 
  • Proven critical thinking skills and demonstrated ability to manage and interpret large biological data sets. 
  • Recent graduates eligible to apply for NIH or other postdoctoral fellowships are strongly encouraged.

Salary Range

Base salary is commensurate with experience.

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