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Bioinformatics Postdoc Position

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

A collaboration between Dr. Kai Ge’s Adipocyte Biology and Gene Regulation Section at NIH (http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/NIDDKLabs/IntramuralFaculty/GeKai.htm) and Professor Weiqun Peng's Computational Biology Group at George Washington University (http://home.gwu.edu/~wpeng/) seeks applications for a bioinformatics postdoc position. The successful candidate will 1) study epigenomic regulation of transcriptional enhancers from computational biology and systems biology perspectives; 2) analyze epigenomic data generated by a variety of techniques including ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, ATAC-Seq, Hi-ChIP; and 3) develop bioinformatics tools for integrative analysis of epigenomic data. The candidate will work closely with a group of bench scientists interested in epigenomic regulation of enhancers in gene expression and cell differentiation. The salary will be commensurate with the individual's experience.

Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, biophysics or other quantitative fields.
  • Strong programming skills in Python/Perl, C/C++; Expertise with Linux/Unix environments
  • Self-motivated with excellent communication skills and strong capability to interact with bench scientists
  • Knowledge of molecular biology is a plus

To Apply:

Applicants should submit a complete CV including relevant experience and a list of publication, and list of three references to kai.ge@nih.gov.

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