Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Statistical Genomics at the University of Pennsylvania
PI: Dr. Mingyao Li, Professor of Biostatistics
Lab website: https://transgen.med.upenn.edu
Company information: The University of Pennsylvania is a prestigious institution with inclusive policies, innovative work, and impactful engagement of our faculty, students, and staff.
Duties and Responsibilities
A postdoc position is immediately available under the direction of Dr. Mingyao Li, within the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania. The length of the position is flexible and can range from two to three years. This position emphasizes on statistical and machine learning algorithm development for genomics data analysis. The data types that we are interested in include spatial transcriptomics, multiplexed imaging, single-cell genomics, and the integration of these data. The postdoc will receive dedicated mentorship, and the position is intended to prepare the postdoc for successful placement in an academic tenure-track appointment at a major research university.
1) PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative field.
2) Strong methodological and theoretical training in statistics and machine learning.
3) Proficient in Python and R programming.
4) Experience with software packages for machine learning. 5) Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
Application Instructions: Applicants should send 1) cover letter, 2) CV, and 3) contact information of 3 references to email@example.com.
Salary Range: $65,000 or higher depending on qualifications.
Benefits: Medical insurance by the University of Penn