Interested individuals should submit an electronic application through this site and submit their (1) CVs; (2) evidence of programming skills; and (3) three reference letters. Send all application materials to Dr. Alex Lam C Tsoi via email: (alextsoi from med.umich.edu).
We are an expanding research team in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Michigan (U-M) Medical School. We are interested in the genomic basis of complex skin diseases, and have access to large amounts of unique genetic, transcriptomic, epigenetic, and clinical data.
A postdoctoral position is available for an individual interested in
Developing computational/machine learning approaches for analyzing biological/biomedical data
Data-mining biomedical information from electronic health records, and integrating with molecular data
Conducting systems biology researches and analysis for high dimensional data
Candidates should have: (1) a PhD in computer science, biomedical informatics, statistics, computational biology, or a related field; (2) strong programming skills in traditional programming or scripting languages; (3) a strong interest in conducting biomedical research and designing innovative analysis pipelines to study high dimensional data; (4) excellent communication and writing skills, and a commitment to engaging in highly collaborative team science; and (5) a track record of appropriate scientific accomplishments, reflected in peer-reviewed publications.
Prior experience in conducting research in analyzing medical health records is a strong plus. Research experience in machine learning and/or analyzing genomic data is strongly preferred.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
For instructions on how to apply, please refer to: http://bit.ly/2SMJXWp