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The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School is looking for a highly motivated and creative Bioinformatics Research Assistant Professor. We encourage applications from candidates with a PhD and/or MD degree that have a demonstrated record of exceptional research contributions in understanding the underlying mechanisms that drive human immune response specifically in diseases associated with acute inflammation such as, but not limited to sepsis, asthma, ARDS, etc.
The Research Assistant Professor is expected to participate in research activities involved in the analysis, interpretation, and integration with other ‘omics and electronic health record data of Next Generation Sequencing such as data derived from genomics and transcriptomics (bulk and single-cell sequencing).Applicants to this position will:
1. Perform data management, quality control, data processing, data analysis and other bioinformaticsrelated tasks on high-dimensional data in coordination with study investigators. 2. Participate in research activities involved in the analysis of Next Generation sequencing data such asdata derived from genomics and transcriptomics (including single cell) studies. 3. Evaluate, design, and build informatic tools such as databases, analytical tools, and service resources. 4. Support research services such as study design, data management, data migration and data analysis. 5. Stay abreast of recent literature and other new developments, incorporating into existing data analysis protocols and pipelines in support of the department's mission of high quality, reproducible statistical research.
The candidate should be able to work as part of a team, knowledge of molecular biology, be detail-oriented,and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The Scientist will contribute ideas to automate and improve existing analysis methods, assist in preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication and assist with establishing and documenting protocols or best practices for common research tasks. Candidates with a strong background in bioinformatics, genomics, especially human host transcriptomics are encouraged to apply. Candidates who have participated in federal grants either as co-investigators or principal investigators will be given a preference.
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