Dr. Suzanne Leal's group in the Center for Statistical Genetics at Columbia University Department of Neurology is looking for a qualified candidate for Postdoctoral research scientist positions. The candidate is expected to work on one or more of the following concentrations:
Developing statistical methods to analyze complex traits, e.g. approaches to detect pleiotropy and interactions using sequence, imputed, family and population-based data.
Developing statistical and computational methods for family and population based genetic association studies.
Analyzing complex traits e.g. late-onset Alzheimer's disease, age-related hearing impairment, tinnitus, lipids, asthma, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. It includes but not limited to data annotation, quality control, and analysis of sequence, microarray, imputed genotype data, and copy number variations.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or related degree in computational biology, biostatistics/statistics/data science, bioinformatics, epidemiology, computer science, or other computational related fields. Must have excellent working knowledge in one or more programming languages e.g. R, Python or C/C++. Previous experience analyzing large scale genomic data is highly desirable.
Salary Range: $65,000-$70,000.
Please email your curriculum vitae, research statement and the names and contact information for four references to Dr. Gao Wang (email@example.com) and Dr. Suzanne Leal (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the header ''Complex traits postdoc research application.''. Informal inquires are welcome.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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