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A research fellow position is available for individual interested in conducting systems biology researches and analyzing high dimensional data to study complex skin diseases in the University of Michigan (U-M) Medical School. We are interested in the genomic basis of complex skin diseases and we have access to unique genetic, transcriptomic, epigenetic, single cell genomics, and clinical data. U-M is a world renowned research university, and our group is highly collaborative and work with top investigators in Dermatology, Statistical Genetics, and Computational Medicine. The person hired will be developing novel biomedical informatic methods to analyze health record data and integrating results with different high dimensional genomics data available.
The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor provides excellent training environment for researchers and very attractive benefits packages to the employees. Ann Arbor is among the most educated cities in US and is often ranked as one of the best places to live.
Legally authorized to work in the U.S.
PhD in computer science, biomedical informatics, statistics, computational biology, or a related field within the last 3 years
Strong programming skills in traditional programming or scripting languages
Strong interest in conducting biomedical research and designing innovative analysis pipeline to study high dimensional data
Strong communication and writing skills
Prior experience in conducting research in analyzing medical health records
Research experience in processing/analyzing genomic data is preferred
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A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.