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Research Fellow - Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
ROCHESTER MN 55901
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-88351436

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  Job posted:   Sun Apr 15, 2018
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Research Fellow - Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

City


Rochester




State


Minnesota




Telecommute


No




Department


Health Sciences Research




Position description


A post-doctoral Research Fellow opportunity is currently available in Dr. Alexej Abyzov's lab in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Research will be purely computational and focus on one of the following main fields of computational biology of the candidate's choice: population/personal human omics, cancer omics, single cell and somatic omics, and the analysis of next-generation sequencing data. Specific sub-areas of interest are discovery, annotation, and the functional annotation of human genomic variants such as SNPs, SNVs, indels, structural variations, retrotransposition, etc. The ideal applicant will have a Ph.D. in computational biology or bioinformatics, experience in one of the aforementioned research areas, demonstrate a record of peer-reviewed publications, and possess motivation for independent research. He or she should have a very strong understanding of biology and be skilled in programming and using computers to solve problems (e.g., experience with C/C++, Java, Python/Perl, R/ROOT, etc.). Oral and written proficiency in English is also a big plus.


To learn more about Dr. Abyzov's program, please visit:-alexej-ph-d/bio-20089449.


A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic. 800146; J2WRTP




Qualifications


Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application:



+ Current curriculum vitae and bibliography


+ Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:


+ Relationship to the applicant.


+ Past work/academic performance.


+ Work qualities/personal conduct.


+ Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.




+ Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:


+ Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).








Benefits eligible


Yes




Schedule


Full Time




Site description


Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.




Category


Postdoc & Temporary Research




Specialty


Other, Research




Job posting number


96042BR




Recruiter


Katrina Giese




Equal opportunity employer


Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).



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