Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Location US-TN-Memphis
ID
38245
Department
Epidemiology & Cancer Control
Faculty Member
Yutaka Yasui

Summary

The Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is seeking a postdoctral fellow to work in the intersection of computational and biological sciences, analyzing whole genome sequencing data of over 3000 childhood cancer survivors to predict late adverse outcomes among them.  The position is funded by a 5-yr NIH grant (which is in its 1st year currently).  The fellow will work in a highly collaborative environment with computational, biological, clinical, and population scientists at St. Jude, utilizing the existing (i.e., ready to be analyzed), high-quality, exceptionally strong data on genome, treatment exposures, and clinically/laboratory ascertained phenotypes to lead his/her projects for high-impact publications.  The department and hospital are known for its excellence and the fellow will be mentored by the interdisciplinary faculty.

Minimum Education

Ideal candidates would possess strong backgrounds in both computational and biological sciences and have highly analytic/logical investigative nature.  PhD or equivalent degree is required.

EEO

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