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Research Postdoctoral Fellow (Computational Biology)Posted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2019-Mar-07
Computational biology postdoc positions are available in the laboratory of Wei Li,(https://weililab.org) Center for Genetic Medicine Research, Children’s National Medical Center, and Department of Genomics and Precision Medicine, The George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Washington, DC.
We are devoted to developing cutting-edge computational methods for biology and medicine, with a focus on understanding how coding and non-coding elements function in cancer and childhood diseases. Candidates will join the outstanding research community at Children’s National Medical Center, and George Washington University, and have the opportunity to interact with scientists at nearby institutions including National Institute of Health (NIH), John Hopkins University, University of Maryland, etc.
Responsibilities of the position will include but not limited to: methodology development, coding, statistical analysis of big biomedical data, writing manuscript, application to postdoctoral fellowship and communication with other researchers.
Ideal applicants are expected to have:
The Research Postdoctoral Fellow is a "research trainee" for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Assists faculty in the conduct of research and reports to a principal investigator or CRI Center Director. Can serve in several roles in the laboratory setting depending on the scientific specialty and needs of the research project supported. Participates directly in the design and conduct of experiments and therefore needs technical knowledge and subject matter expertise encompassing several disciplines such as molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology or animal science. Based on experience the research post-doctoral fellow may train technical staff, graduate students and others in laboratory procedures may provide general supervision in the laboratory and assists with data management and analysis. In addition, the research post-doc fellow will be responsible for assisting the principal investigator in the planning and execution research projects, grant applications and publications. May further assist in the management of resource allocations, and may manage day-to-day activities in the laboratory, such as purchasing, oversight of laboratory animals, radioactivity, and biosafety issues. May guide or lead the work of peers, technicians or other diverse support staff as necessary to achieve specific assignments or complete large and complex projects.
Kindly forward your resume to Dr. Wei Li wli2childrensnational.org and Dedi Anibaba aanibabachildrensnational.org