Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genetics of Autism and Neurodevelopment
Location: Laboratories of Eric Morrow MD PhD, Brown University Campus (70 Ship Street) and Ece Gamsiz Uzun PhD, Director of Clinical Bioinformatics, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, and Center for Computational Molecular Biology (CCMB) at Brown University
Hiring Department: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry; Carney Institute for Brain Science
The Morrow and Uzun Laboratories seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate/fellow with experience in computational and/or statistical genetics and a strong publication record. This position will focus on research involving the genetics of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders.
Candidates wanted with a strong training and background in computational genetics/genomics, statistical genetics and an ability to multi-task and work collaboratively as a part of an active research group. PhD degree in Computational Biology/Genetics, Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology or Psychology or related field is required. Programming skills, such as in Perl or Python, and R are desired. Experience in the Next Generation Sequencing data (whole exome, RNA-seq) analysis is preferred. Experience and/or interest in the genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders or psychiatric disorders is important.
The Morrow and Uzun Labs are housed in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary Carney Institute for Brain Science and the Center for Computational Molecular Biology (CCMB) at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Applications include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Brown University is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Please apply via Interfolio. More information can be obtained from Eric Morrow, MD, PhD via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: 64652
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