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Job Title: Research Assistant in Statistical Genetics
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Organization: Emory University
Posted: 3/14/2018
Type: Internship
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: Hourly pay according to Emory Standards
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 Research Assistant 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, sequence data analysis, genetic association studies.

Qualifications: Graduate students in Statistics/Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or other relevant discipline with quantitative research background; proficiency in one or multiple of the popular programming languages, e.g., C++, Python, Perl, R; experience using Unix/Linux system. Graduate students located in Atlanta, GA are preferred.

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
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Contact Name: Jingjing Yang,  Research Assistant 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 
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How to Apply: Interested candidate should email their CV and unofficial transcript to Dr. Jingjing Yang (

Additional Information: Applications will be reviewed immediately after submission.

Web Site Delete Date: 6/14/2018