Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Clinical Genetics Research Lab, Dept of Medicine,Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 71747
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world's premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The Clinical Genetics Research Lab Name is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual with a background in large scale genotyping data analyses. The successful candidate will lead NIH supported projects such as large multi-institutional exome sequencing to identify susceptibility genes to myeloma and lymphoma. The lab has a track record of discovering novel genes contributing to cancer susceptibility. We also developed computational algorithms that predict pathogenicity from NGS data. The position calls for collaborative research within consortia and ability to assume lead role in more than one project. More information is provided here: (https://www.mskcc.org/research-areas/labs/kenneth-offit/computational-genetics-fellow).
The ideal candidate should have:
A PhD in Population Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Computational Genetics or related field.
Experience with next generation sequencing and significant, demonstrable data analyses skills and bioinformatics knowledge. Database skills are desirable.
Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
Peer reviewed publications in the area
Desirable: Experience with programming for biological data.
Please send CV, a letter outlining your interest and names/contact information of three references via email to:
Vijai Joseph PhD
Associate Attending Geneticist
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.