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Post-Doctoral FellowPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2019-Feb-01
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for a Post-Doctoral Fellow position in the Intramural Research Programs (IRP), in the Human Brain Collection Core, headed by Dr. Barbara K. Lipska.
The mission of Human Brain Collection Core (HBCC) within the National Institute of Mental Health, Division of Intramural Programs (NIMH DIRP) is to conduct and support research on brain and behavior, with the goal of reducing the burden of mental illness. HBCC is a national resource, providing unique opportunities in mental health research. We collect postmortem brains, generate RNA and DNA and collect molecular and genetic data. We disseminate the data to the scientific community through publicly accessible sites. Information gained from this research will lead to better understanding of brain dysfunction in mental disorders and development of new therapeutic and preventive strategies.
The data we generate include genetic and molecular data from studies such as whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, CHIPsequencing and DNA methylation in hundreds of subjects with mental disorders and control individuals.Qualifications:
A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available for a highly motivated individual interested in high-throughput data analysis and bioinformatics. An ideal candidate will have experience in biological data analyses. Applicants should have a Ph.D in bioinformatics and knowledge/interest of genetics and molecular biology. Highly motivated individuals with a record of productive research are encouraged to apply. The candidate will have access to the data generated in the HBCC and through high profile collaborations, and will be expected to publish papers, participate in scientific conferences and give presentations.To Apply:
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae including publication list, a one-page summary of research interests, and names and contact details of three referees to Dr. Barbara K. Lipska by email at lipskabmail.nih.gov.
The National Institutes of Health is an equal opportunity employer.