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Open Post-Doc Position in Statistical Genetics in the Do Lab

A computational postdoctoral position is available in Statistical Genetics in Dr. Ron Do’s lab. The Do lab is in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York and in the Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine.

Current lab research areas include: (1) Causal inference of biomarkers with complex disease (2) Rare variant association studies using sequencing data (3) Identification of biological processes of complex disease using functional data (4) Testing for natural selection in medically relevant loci.

The candidate will have substantial input to the specific nature of their research project but should broadly fit within the lab’s overall research goals.

Lab members will benefit from collaborations with neighboring labs in the Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, the Center for Statistical Genetics, and the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology.

Job Qualifications:

1. Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctorate in a quantitative field such as statistical genetics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, computer science, or a related discipline.

2. Candidates should have proficiency in programming (e.g. Perl, Python or C/C++) and statistical computing (e.g. R).

3. Candidates should have a track record of scientific productivity and/or leadership.

Please send inquiries, including a CV and two references, via email to ron.do at mssm.edu.