Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics department within New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of Dr. Jason Yang (Principal Investigator), the Temporary Research Assistant will conduct computational and systems biology analyses of host or pathogen biological networks as they pertain to infectious diseases.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs computational analysis including, not limited to, network modeling, next-generation sequencing analysis, bioinformatic statistical testing, machine learning and other biomedical data analyses.
Assists the Principal Investigator with the preparation of grant applications and manuscripts.
Assists the Principal Investigator in written and formal presentations to industrial collaborators and funding agencies.
Duties include computational, bioinformatic, or data science research activities. Statistical data analysis and data visualization. Figure and text preparation for manuscripts and grants.
Demonstrates good team spirit and communication skills.
As required, assists in the implementation of the programs and projects in special areas of interest to the department.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Occasional lifting of 20 pounds to a height of 6½ feet.
Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays when necessary to meet deadlines.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.