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Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistical Genetics
Job Number:
Organization: Emory University
Posted: 3/14/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: NIH standard salary. Benefits:
Position Description: The Yang Lab (PI information: jingjing.html) located in the Center for Computational and Quantitative Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, is looking for self- motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Fellow to work on Statistical Genetics and Functional Genomics. We mainly focus on development and application of methods for integrative analysis with multi-omics data (DNA, RNA, microRNA, Methylation, Proteomics data), with the goal of understanding the biological mechanisms of how multi- omics data are associated complex traits and diseases.

The candidate will be expected to work on statistical/computational method & tool development, real data analysis, and publishing on decent journals. The candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with members of the Center for Computational and Quantitative Genetics, as well as people from diverse departments (e.g., Human Genetics, Neurology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Psychology) at Emory University and Atlanta VA.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Statistics/Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline with strong quantitative research background; proficiency in one or multiple of the popular programming languages, e.g., C++, Python, Perl, R; experience working with large genetics data and high- performance clusters are desirable.

Organization Description: Department of Human Genetics ( at Emory University School of Medicine recently created the Center for Computational and Quantitative Genetics ( that will catalyze research at the interface between statistical/computational sciences and genetics across Emory University. Emory University and hospitals along with the CDC are located in a lovely wooded Atlanta suburb. The Atlanta metropolitan area is home to 5 million people and has an active art, music, food, and cultural scene with a delightfully mild climate.

Closing Date: 6/14/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Jingjing Yang,  Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistical Genetics
Contact Location: 615 Michael St

Atlatna   GA  30322
United States
Contact Location: 615 Michael St
  Atlatna   GA  30322
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-727-3481 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
Web Address: jingjing.html
How to Apply: Interested candidate should submit a Cover Letter, CV, Brief Statement of Research & Interest (less than 2 pages), one Sample Publication and Contacts for 3 references.

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Additional Information: Applications will be reviewed immediately after submission.

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