Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Genomics and Deep Learning

Job ID
15315
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

Responsibilities

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in Dr. Wei Sun's group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  The successful applicant will develop statistical/computational methods and software packages to study -omic data. Specific topics/applications include, but not limited to biomarker identification for immunotherapy, single cell RNA-seq/TCR-seq data, and deep learning methods for omic data. This could be a good position for someone with -omic experience and would like to continue working in this area or someone with statistics background and limited -omic experience, but would like to learn more in this area.

Qualifications

The applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or other related fields. The candidate should have solid training in statistical methods and excellent computational skills. In addition, background in biology and genetics, and organization and communication skills are plus.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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