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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Genetic Medicine

Genetic Medicine

We are seeking for applicants for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute. The Ng lab focus on studies of the genetic architecture of cardiometabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, obesity and cardiovascular diseases, and have particular interest in admixed population of African ancestry. We collaborate extensively with national and international consortia. Projects include genome-wide associations, whole exome/genome sequencing, gene-gene and gene-environment interactions, and metabolomics studies.

The successful candidate will have opportunity to work on large-scale consortium datasets, and the EHR-linked Vanderbilt Biobank (BioVU). He/she will work in a team environment . He/she will apply existing genetics, statistics and bioinformatics tool and/or develop new methods such as machine learning to analyze data from these studies. A primary role will be contributing to the design, implementation, manuscript preparation of research projects and assist grant writing.

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in genetics, epidemiology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science or related fields. Statistical and programming skill such as SAS, R, python, perl and use of UNIX/LINUX is required. Experience in genetic and bioinformatics data analysis is desirable.

Applicants should send their CV, cover letter and contact information for three references to Dr. Maggie Ng, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute.

Maggie Ng, PhD
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Phone: (615) 875-4876
2019-05-02 16:06:00

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