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Job Title: Assistant Scientist - Genetics/Psychiatric Genetics/Neurologic Genetic
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Organization: School of Medicine
Posted: 11/14/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation:
Position Description: Seeking a highly motivated candidate with significant experience in biostatistics and bioinformatics to join an interdisciplinary collaborative research group of highly successful investigators that span psychiatry, neurology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, genetics, biochemistry, and neuroscience. The candidate will work on NIH-funded and other projects analyzing longitudinal/time-series data and multi-omics data (transcriptomic, epigenetic, and proteomic data) to uncover new insights into Alzheimer’s disease and psychological well-being. The candidate will help prepare scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigators

The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal guidance. Presentations will be expected in lab meetings. Expected to keep meticulous records of his/her data analysis. Responsible for backing up of scientific data. Expected to supervise and teach lab members on an infrequent basis.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A master's degree in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or a related field • Demonstrable experience analyzing longitudinal data and genomic data. • Proficiency in using R, SAS, Linux command line. • Excellent scientific writing ability and oral presentation skills. • Ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biostatistics, statistics, or bioinformatics. • Programming experience in Perl/Python, C/C++, and/or Golang. • Experience using version control (Git) • Experience using Amazon web services for distributed computing or a local cluster • Basic Linux system administration skills

Candidates with Ph.D in computer science/bioinformatics with knowledge of topics in genetic epidemiology, as well as candidates with Ph.D. in genetics with expertise in computational/statistical techniques also encouraged to apply.

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 2/14/2018
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Contact Name: Aliza Wingo,  Assistant Scientist - Genetics/Psychiatric Genetics/Neurologic Genetic
Contact Location:

    30329
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      30329
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Contact Email: aliza.wingo@emory.edu
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Additional Information: Salary will commensurate with training and level of experience at the time of hire. Applicants should submit: i) CV, ii) brief statement of research skills, experience, and future goals to:

Aliza Wingo, MD, MSc. aliza.wingo@emory.edu

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