Since its establishment in July 2006, the Institute for Genomics & Systems Biology (IGSB) has been rapidly growing through the active recruitment of faculty and staff. IGSB will house 9 to 10 core faculty members in genomics and systems biology at the University of Chicago and several scientists at Argonne National Laboratory. The Institute is also recruiting junior scientists and technical staff to fulfill IGSB mission goals.
A position is available for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher in the group of Barbara Stranger at The University of Chicago, in the Section of Genetic Medicine, and the Institute of Genomics and Systems Biology. The researcher will be involved in analysis of a variety of types of human genomics data, including DNA-Seq, RNA-Seq, SNPs, DNA methylation, etc. Current research in the lab includes (1) transcriptional network and pathway analysis; (2) comparative and population genomics; (3) functional genomic data integration and data mining; and (4) detection of disease susceptibility genes/networks.
To formally apply, please send the following in PDF format to Barbara Stranger (bstranger at uchicago dot edu):
1. A curriculum vitae, including names of 3 referees.
2. A brief statement describing current and future research goals.
Director of Research: Supervises a research team that: 1) performs basic and applied research in data intensive computing, bioinformatics, cloud computing, or related areas; 2) designs and develops software to implement algorithms, methods and techniques in these areas; and 3) runs national scale cloud-computing infrastructure to support researchers in these areas.
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Researcher in Networking: Interest in high performance networking, networking for cloud computing, data center networking, or related areas. Develop open source software in performing experimental studies over wide area high performance networks.
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