Postdoctoral Associate (Human Genetics Statistical Research) job Miami Florida
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Postdoctoral Associate (Human Genetics/Statistical Research) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8483705
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 3/14/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100027173

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About This Position

The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a computational Postdoctoral Associate. This position will work on the statistical genetic aspects of Alzheimer's Disease (AD), as part of the multidisciplinary International Consortium. The Postdoctoral Associate will work on research directed towards identifying genes and the mechanisms that they influence to increase the risk of or prevent the onset of Alzheimer's Disease.The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:Performing basic analyses of next-generation sequencing data including quality control filtering and bioinformatic interpretation.Conducting research in human disease models to evaluate candidate genes.Conferring with the Principal Investigator to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments; making minor modifications to existing laboratory procedures and techniques to meet the needs of the particular equipment as required.Reviewing journals, abstracts, and scientific literature to keep abreast of new developments and to obtain information regarding previous experiments to aid in the design and development of original procedures and techniques.Supervising, training, and instructing residents, interns, students, and others in statistical analysis techniques and procedures.Presenting research findings at laboratory meetings and conferences.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral-level degree. Must have experience in statistical genetics, statistics, genetic epidemiology, or bioinformatics. Ability to successfully work as part of an interdisciplinary team.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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