Postdoctoral Fellow - Oncology Computational Biology
Location:
La Jolla, California
Posted:
May 17, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Research
Reference:
1031962


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Role Description
the company Oncology Computational Biology group (La Jolla, CA) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our team. This postdoc will work on clinical cancer multi-omics and immune oncology profiling studies aimed to elucidate the molecular bases of drug treatment response and resistance using multi-platform datasets in a highly collaborative environment with clinicians, biologists and statisticians. The ultimate objectives of the studies are to identify target genes and predictive biomarkers for anti-cancer drugs as well as making impact on clinical diagnostics and treatment. He/she will be responsible for performing predictive and integrative analyses of high dimensional datasets and author peer-reviewed publications. This position offers an excellent opportunity for someone interested in pursuing cutting edge cancer research in the clinical and drug discovery settings.

Responsibilities
• Develop computational pipelines to analyze NGS and other cancer multi-omics data.
• Organize and analyze molecular/cellular profiling data to derive biological insights.
• Design and conduct experiments through collaboration with biologists.
• Draft and edit manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
• Present data in written and oral form to the scientific community.

Qualifications
• Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology or a closely related discipline.
• Strong programming skills in R and a scripting language such as Perl/Python.
• Experience working with NGS and multi-omics data analysis.
• Familiarity with statistical and data mining methods.
• Working knowledge of cancer biology and genomics.

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

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