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Bioinformatician

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:
We seek a bioinformatician with a strong record of collaborative interactions with biologists. The successful candidate must have an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or a related field and no more than five years of postdoctoral experience. The position requires the applicant to possess a solid set of programming skills (e.g. Python, R) and a desire to work with large data sets generated by next generation sequencing techniques. Statistical training is highly desirable. The successful applicant will be integrated into the Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology (NIDDK), a small six-laboratory group with wide interests in applying computational techniques to answer questions in cell and developmental biology.

To Apply:
Interested individuals should send a cover letter including relevant experience, curriculum vitae with list of publications, and the names and contact information of three references via e-mail to Dr. Elissa Lei (leielissa@niddk.nih.gov) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and selected candidates will be contacted for a personal interview.

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