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Job Title: Post-doctoral position – Genetics/Psychiatric Genetics/Neurogenetics
Job Number:
Organization: Emory University School of Medicine
Posted: 12/18/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: Seek a highly motivated individual with significant experience in statistical genetics, biostatistics, or bioinformatics to join an interdisciplinary collaborative research group of highly successful investigators that span clinical psychiatry/neurology, genetics, biochemistry, and neuroscience. The candidate will work on an NIH-funded project is to identify how depression and purpose-in-life mediate Alzhemier’s disease risk. The data for this project are from two prospective studies whose participants agree to annual in-person assessments and eventual brain donation (n=1400). Multi- omic data (i.e., genomic, transcriptomic, epigenetic, and proteomic data) are generated on each sample and available for analysis to uncover new insights into Alzheimer’s disease and psychological well- being. The candidate will help prepare scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigators and will be encouraged to develop their own project using these data. Wingo Lab website http://wingolab.org/

The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal guidance. Presentations will be expected in lab meetings, and the candidate must keep well- documented records of his or her analysis.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistical genetics, biostatistics, or bioinformatics. • Proficiency in using R, SAS, and Linux command line. • Excellent scientific writing ability and oral presentation skills. • Ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Programming experience in Perl/Python and C/C++/Go. • Experience using version control (Git). • Experience using Amazon web services for distributed computing or a local cluster. • Basic Linux system administration skills.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 3/18/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Thomas Wingo,  MD
Contact Location:

    30329
United States
Contact Location:
 
      30329
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: Thomas.Wingo@emory.edu
Web Address: http://wingolab.org/
How to Apply: Applicants should submit: i) CV, ii) brief statement of research skills, experience, and future goals to Thomas Wingo, MD Thomas.Wingo@emory.edu

or

Aliza Wingo, MD, MSc aliza.wingo@emory.edu

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