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==Postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology==
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==Postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics / Cancer Epigenomics==
'''Description'''
'''Description'''
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One NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical schools in the United States. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and utilize bioinformatics algorithms to interpret and integrate various epigenome and transcriptome next-generation sequencing data for a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying human diseases. This position also offers many opportunities for collaboration in methodologically and biologically challenging areas, including but not limited to stem cells, development, cancer and aging.
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An NIH-funded Postdoctoral research position is available immediately in the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical schools in the United States. The successful candidate is expected to develop bioinformatics algorithms to interpret epigenome and transcriptome data from next-generation sequencing technologies. This position also offers many opportunities for collaborations with leading experimental biologists and physician scientists in translational biomedical research, including but not limited to cancer, stem cells and aging.
'''Qualifications'''
'''Qualifications'''
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The ideal candidate should have 1) a Ph.D. in a related field (Bioinformatics, Biology, Statistics, Physics or Computer Science).  2) strong skills in at least one programming language (python, perl, R or C/C++) and/or large-scale data analysis skills. Some training in molecular biology is preferred and substantial experience in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology is a plus. However, a highly self-motivated candidate with strong training in other areas (e.g., Physics or Computer Science) is also encouraged to apply. Salary is highly competitive and dependent upon previous experience.  
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Qualified candidate should have 1) a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field; 2) solid skills in at least one programming language (python, perl, R or C/C++); 3) practical experience in large-scale bioinformatic data analysis; 4) strong ability to communicate scientific material. Training in molecular biology is preferred and extensive experience in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology is a plus. Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience.  
'''About the laboratory'''
'''About the laboratory'''
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The laboratory of Prof. Wei Li (http://lilab.openwetware.org) has a proven track record in bioinformatics algorithms development as demonstrated by a dozen bioinformatics publications over the past several years. In addition to methodology development, we are involved in large consortium projects such as NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Program and The Cancer Genome Atlas Program. We also have close collaborations with several labs on identifying global regulation targets of transcription factors, including Estrogen Receptor (Cell 2005, Nature Genetics 2006), Androgen Receptor (Molecular Cell 2007, Cell 2009)
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The laboratory of Professor Wei Li (http://lilab.openwetware.org) has a proven track record in bioinformatics algorithm development and collaborative biomedical research as demonstrated by more than 20 publications on high-impact journals over the past 3 years, such as '''Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Biotechnology, Cell, Molecular Cell, PNAS, Genome Res''', etc. In addition to methodology development, Li Lab is actively involved in several consortium projects such as NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Program and Texas CPRIT Cancer Epigenomics Program.  
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and FoxA1 (Cell 2008).  
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'''How to apply'''
'''How to apply'''
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Applicants should submit a CV, pdf files of your best papers and the name/contact information of three references to Prof. Wei Li (WL1@bcm.edu) with email subject "Postdoctoral application".
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Interested applicants should e-mail the CV, Personal Statement on your training/career goals, and the name/contact information of at least 3 references to Professor Wei Li (WL1@bcm.edu) with an email subject "Postdoctoral Application".
[http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/114556-Postdoctoral-position-in-Bioinformatics-Computational-Biology Ad in Nature]
[http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/114556-Postdoctoral-position-in-Bioinformatics-Computational-Biology Ad in Nature]

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Open Positions

Postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics / Cancer Epigenomics

Description

An NIH-funded Postdoctoral research position is available immediately in the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine, one of the top medical schools in the United States. The successful candidate is expected to develop bioinformatics algorithms to interpret epigenome and transcriptome data from next-generation sequencing technologies. This position also offers many opportunities for collaborations with leading experimental biologists and physician scientists in translational biomedical research, including but not limited to cancer, stem cells and aging.

Qualifications

Qualified candidate should have 1) a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field; 2) solid skills in at least one programming language (python, perl, R or C/C++); 3) practical experience in large-scale bioinformatic data analysis; 4) strong ability to communicate scientific material. Training in molecular biology is preferred and extensive experience in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology is a plus. Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

About the laboratory

The laboratory of Professor Wei Li (http://lilab.openwetware.org) has a proven track record in bioinformatics algorithm development and collaborative biomedical research as demonstrated by more than 20 publications on high-impact journals over the past 3 years, such as Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Biotechnology, Cell, Molecular Cell, PNAS, Genome Res, etc. In addition to methodology development, Li Lab is actively involved in several consortium projects such as NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Program and Texas CPRIT Cancer Epigenomics Program.

How to apply

Interested applicants should e-mail the CV, Personal Statement on your training/career goals, and the name/contact information of at least 3 references to Professor Wei Li (WL1@bcm.edu) with an email subject "Postdoctoral Application".

Ad in Nature

Scientific Programmer position

Ideal candidates should have a Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science or related field and strong programming skills such as python/perl, C/C++, SQL/CGI, Java, etc. Prior bioinformatics training/experience is a plus. The primary object is to implement web-based and/or stand-alone software tools that enable biomedical researchers to interpret their large-scale genomics/microarray data.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a CV and name/contact information of three references to Dr. Wei Li (WL1 at bcm dot tmc dot edu) with email subject "Scientific Programmer application".

Ad in Nature

Multiple openings for graduate students

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