Postdoctoral Associate in computational biology

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 17, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

Dr. Xiao Fan’s laboratory ( in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida has a fully-funded postdoctoral associate position. Fan Lab aims to understand genetic causes of rare human diseases using case-control association studies, and improving interpretation of genetic variations using machine learning methods. Research projects will involve study design, data acquisition, method development, data analysis, and software/database maintenance.

Expected Salary:

$47,500 minimum; Salary will commensurate with experience and will follow NIH guidelines

Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in computer science, statistical genetics, bioinformatics or related quantitative subject.
  • A strong background in programming (e.g. python or R)
  • Demonstrated experience with machine learning modelling
  • Interest in learning biological/genetic concepts
  • Excellent communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with high performance computing
  • Experience with deep learning modelling
  • Experience with bioinformatics projects
  • Relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Ability to mentor junior team members
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should send a CV, statement of interest, and contact information for three references to [email protected].

Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available. A time-limited position has the same rights as a position with a regular appointment modifier, except such position does not have rights provided for layoff, recall, and notice of non-reappointment. It is at the discretion of the college or unit to determine if a position is time-limited.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No