Minimum Education:Â PhD, MD or equivalent doctorate within previous five years
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise:Â Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods
Grant Funded ~ Fixed Term Postdoc Scholar position
The annual base salary range for this position is $65,000 - $70,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate who can analyze in-house generated sequencing datasets and integrate multi-omic datasets. These duties will include: * Installing and maintaining existing open-source software* Building computational infrastructure and systems to support the software* Writing novel scripts to analyze sequencing and array datasets* Preparing presentations and publishing scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator and collaborators* Responsible for teaching and interacting with other lab members as one teamPreferred Qualifications:* Possess a PhD or DPhil in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or Data Science in a relevant field.* Background and work knowledge in scientific computing, algorithms, machine learning and statistics.* Familiarity with R or Python, bash, perl, java, and the Unix (Linux) environment.* Experience in analyzing and annotating large omics data sets.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.