Job: PhD student position/assistantship in biostatistics at UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
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2.5 years ago by
bigmawen310
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bigmawen310 wrote:

Our research group at UNC Charlotte Dept. of Bioinformatics is seeking a PhD student. The incumbent will develop statistical/computational methods/tools for high throughput omics (genome, transcriptome, proteome, metabolome etc) data integration, analysis and visualization; apply them to complex diseases/traits and biomedical problems. He/she will participate in the Pathview project. Pathview is an open-source package widely used for based pathway based analytics and visualization. For more information about the research in our group:
http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/05/11/052878
http://pathview.uncc.edu/
http://bioconductor.org/packages/pathview/
http://bioconductor.org/packages/gage/

Technical skills:
Solid statistics training
R/Bioconductor
Unix/Linux shell
Python or Perl is a plus
Genetics/genomics data analysis and sequence analysis is a plus

Other qualifications:
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, attention to detail
Self-motivated and disciplined, time and project management skills
Enjoy statistical computing and data analysis
Proven programming/development experience

Education:
Bachelor or Master in statistics/biostatistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, computational genetics, computer science, or related fields.

Assistantship package:
Graduate assistant stipend, tuition, medical insurance and benefits

Start Date:
As soon as possible, may also start in 2018

Application:
Please send a CV, a cover letter and the names of 2-3 references to: weijun.luo[AT]uncc.edu

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