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Job Title:   Post Doctoral Associate - Center for Computational
Pay Grade:   r5
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   P100016583
Department / Hospital:   Center for Computational Science 1 -STA

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The applicant will be involved in collaborations focused on the analysis of transcriptome expression of microarray and/or next generation sequencing data.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide data analysis services, run algorithms, and develop inference techniques.
•Characterization of data features according to project goals (profiling, variation, integration, etc.)
•Compute gene and non-coding RNA profiles with available algorithms.
•Perform annotations using available tools and database resources centered on GO, Pathways etc.
•Conduct analysis to infer biological mechanisms, employing either statistical or network models.
•Integration of clinical data for analysis
•Assist with CCS data analysis services
•Coordinate educational efforts including training workshops for in-house analysis tools.
•Contribute to writing publications in revered journals.
•Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•The candidate must have the ability and eagerness to learn new concepts and implement them, as well as a strong team ethic. The successful candidate will work with and assist researchers at all levels with varied computer proficiencies, thus excellent interpersonal communication skills are required.

Education Requirements:
•A PhD degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, biophysics or other related field is required.

Work Experience Requirements:
•Some work experience in data analysis and biomedical applications is preferred.
Apply online. Position #P100016583

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.  The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us! 

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