Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Job no: 478559
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering 10016106
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific
The Bhattacharya Lab (https://sbhattac.msu.domains/) in the department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Quantitative Health Sciences at Michigan State University is seeking a post-doctoral researcher (PhD in Engineering / Computer Science / Bioscience required with a strong computational background) to apply state-of-the-art machine learning and data science methods to exciting problems in biology and toxicology.
Specifically, the successful applicant will be expected to: (1) Develop predictive computational models of perturbed gene expression in immune cells induced by environmental pollutants (previously generated gene expression data will be modeled using genome accessibility, genome-wide transcription factor binding, and long-range chromatin interaction features); (2) Clearly document steps in model development and prepare written guides for model use by the scientific community; (3) Present the model at research conferences; (4) Publish peer-reviewed manuscripts describing the predictive model; (5) Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the lab.
Doctorate -Engineering/Computer Science/Bioscience
The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Bioscience with a strong computational background.
Candidate's familiarity with biology is desirable but not essential.
Required Application Materials
- Please submit a CV
- Names and contact information of three references
- Cover letter explaining your experience, career goals, and interest in the position;
- Up to three relevant publications.
Please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Sudin Bhattacharya (firstname.lastname@example.org), for more details.
Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2017 and continue until the postilion is filled.
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