Job: Research Scientist in Biostatistics/Bioinformatics at UNC Charlotte, NC, USA (updated)
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UNC Charlotte Dept. of Bioinformatics is seeking a full time research scientist in Biostatistics/Bioinformatics. The incumbent will develop statistical and computational methods for big data analysis, integration and visualization. S/he will work on a range of high throughput omics (genome, transcriptome, metabolome etc) data, and cutting edge projects on complex diseases and biomedical problems.

We integrate and analyze a variety of big data sets from biomedical research & applications. And we develop statistical/analytical methods, and implement them into software packages or web servers. Some of them are widely used by tens of thousands of scientists over the world:

We apply big data and advanced analytics to solve important and complex problems in biomedicine. For example, we recently were working on autism, a complex brain disorder, using big data + novel analytics approach

Technical skills:
Solid statistics training
Genetics/genomics data analysis (esp. GWAS, Whole Genome/Exome Studies), NGS data analysis, sequence analysis
Unix/Linux shell
Python or Perl
Version control: svn or git
R package (or software) development is a plus
Machine learning expertise is a plus

Other qualifications:
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, attention to detail
Ability to work independently and in a team
Self-motivated and disciplined, time and project management skills
Enjoy computational/statistical method development, data analysis
Proven research/development experience, publication records

PhD (or Master + 3 years working experience) in statistics/biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational genetics, computer science, or related fields.

Salary and benefits:
Salary $60,000-80,000 depending on experience, full benefit package, may sponsor H1B visa

Start Date:
As soon as possible

Other openings:
In addition, we also have postdoc positions and PhD student assistantships for those with less experience.

Please send a resume, a short cover letter (optional) and the names of 2-3 references to: weijun.luo[AT]

ADD COMMENTlink modified 10 weeks ago • written 2.2 years ago by bigmawen340

Is this still active (18 months old)?

ADD REPLYlink written 8 months ago by ATpoint38k

Yes, it is. We are constantly looking for great people.

ADD REPLYlink written 7 months ago by bigmawen340
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