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Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Institution: Indiana University
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Duties: The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics or related fields with an interest in diabetes. The research focuses on translational genomic epidemiology of diabetes, including type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a large portfolio of genomic data (genome-wide sequencing and genotyping, methylation, metabolomics, RNA-seq, and proteomic data) and translational data (clinical utility of genetic risk disclosure) to develop their own research projects, and to participate in large-scale international and local collaborations. Ongoing projects include whole genome-/exome- sequence association analysis, genome-wide association studies (GWAS), integrative genomic analyses, and translational/clinical utility research studies
Requirements: The ideal candidate has a PhD or equivalent doctorate, a strong background in genetic epidemiology, epidemiology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology or a related discipline and has demonstrated scientific productivity. Applicants should have a strong computational background, expertise with statistical genetic/bioinformatic software packages applied to large genomic data sets. Ability to work within a UNIX or LINIX OS and standard statistical software (R and SAS) is required. The applicant must be familiar with approaches to integrate genomic information from a wide-range of data resources. Research experience in analysis of large-scale genomic data and/or the genetics of diabetes or cardiovascular disease is a strong advantage. Skills in translational research are preferable but not required
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Faculty Careers at IU Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Create Account Log In Help Campus Postdoctoral Fellow Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F, D. FSPH is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourage applications from minorities and women. Posting Details Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Indiana University’s non-discrimination statement is found in policy UA-01 at http://www.policies.iu.edu. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. The address for Indiana University’s Title IX Coordinator is: 400 E. 7th Street, Poplars 833, Bloomington, IN 47405. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online at https://protect.iu.edu/police-safety/annual-reports/index.html You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD Title Postdoctoral Fellow Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IUPUI Epidemiology Position Summary The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics or related fields with an interest in diabetes. The research focuses on translational genomic epidemiology of diabetes, including type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a large portfolio of genomic data (genome-wide sequencing and genotyping, methylation, metabolomics, RNA-seq, and proteomic data) and translational data (clinical utility of genetic risk disclosure) to develop their own research projects, and to participate in large-scale international and local collaborations. Ongoing projects include whole genome-/exome- sequence association analysis, genome-wide association studies (GWAS), integrative genomic analyses, and translational/clinical utility research studies. The candidate will also help develop and implement statistical/computational methods for analysis of genomic data e.g., whole genome sequence analysis, integrative genomic data approaches, rare variant analysis, annotation, pathway- and genetic network-based analysis, disease risk prediction using genetic marker data. Projects can be tailored to suit the candidate’s research interest and expertise. We offer an excellent team-oriented research environment and opportunities for career advancement. About the campus: The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is located on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis, Indiana. The IUPUI campus is the focal point of health sciences research and health professions education at IU, which includes the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and School of Dentistry. To learn more about the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health: http://www.fsph.iupui.edu About the Community: Indianapolis, known as the “Crossroads of America,” is a thriving economic and cultural metropolis. The city and surrounding areas offer an exceptionally high quality of life including access to museums, cultural districts, excellent dining, professional sporting events, and historic sites. Indianapolis offers A-rated schools in both its central urban areas (public and private), as well as in surrounding suburban neighborhoods. Several suburbs are regularly voted “best places to live in America” by various national news sources. Residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living, safe neighborhoods, easy commutes, access to a newly remodeled award-wining International Airport, and emerging eco-friendly options such as downtown bike shares and electronic car rental. Basic Qualifications The ideal candidate has a PhD or equivalent doctorate, a strong background in genetic epidemiology, epidemiology, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology or a related discipline and has demonstrated scientific productivity. Applicants should have a strong computational background, expertise with statistical genetic/bioinformatic software packages applied to large genomic data sets. Ability to work within a UNIX or LINIX OS and standard statistical software (R and SAS) is required. The applicant must be familiar with approaches to integrate genomic information from a wide-range of data resources. Research experience in analysis of large-scale genomic data and/or the genetics of diabetes or cardiovascular disease is a strong advantage. Skills in translational research are preferable but not required. Department Contact for Questions Inquiries about this position should be sent to Dr. Jennifer Wessel, wesselj@iu.edu or via mail at Department of Epidemiology, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, 410 W. 10th St. Suite 3100, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Application should be submitted online at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7614 A cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and list of three references is required. Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Special Instructions Indiana University is an EEO/AA employer, M/F, D. FSPH is committed to building a diverse faculty and encourage applications from minorities and women. For Best Consideration Date Expected Start Date OAA # IN-PBHL-EPI19001 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement? Yes No How did you hear about this position? Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine Announcement: Other Website Applicant Documents Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Letter of Application Research Agenda List Of References Optional Documents URL Writing Sample Other Copyright © 2019 The Trustees of Indiana University To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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