APPLIED POST DOC FELLOW

  • Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt at Magnolia Campus (MCC)
  • Biostat/Bioinform Staff
  • Full Time - Day Shift - Mon-Fri
  • Req #: 31570
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At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.

Summary

Computational Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Developing omics integration approaches and single cell computational tools for cancer research.

 

Position Highlights:

·         This computational postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for developing novel analytics for analyzing, visualizing, and interpreting single cell omics data.

·         There will be ample opportunities to interact directly with basic, translational, clinical researchers, bioinformaticians, and biostatisticians to develop algorithms or tools for analyzing single cell data.

The Ideal Candidate:

·         A highly motivated researcher with a strong quantitative scientific background and programming skills.

·         Research background/experiences in machine learning, AI, and/or interactive tool development.

·         Ability to learn new tools and knowledge is highly desirable.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Will be responsible for developing novel analytics for analyzing, visualizing, and interpreting single cell omics data.

·         Will help understand tumor-microenvironment changes, cancer patient treatment response, and for treatment prediction.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

Required: PhD in Data Science, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related fields.

Preferred:

·         Strong programming skills in languages such as R, Matlab, Python, and JavaScript, etc.

·         Experience in developing open-source software and/or interactive web-based tools.

·         Solid quantitative background and experiences of developing novel algorithms or methods for analyzing time series data.

·         Experience of integration of multi-omics data including whole exome sequencing, RNA-seq, metabolomics, proteomics, etc.

·         Research background in machine learning and AI.

·         Experience with cloud computing/compute cluster environments. 

·         Excellent communication and writing skills.

 

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a single PDF file that includes a cover letter summarizing their research training and accomplishments, a personal statement of scientific interests and goals, current CV with recent publications, and contact information for three references to Dr. Y. Ann Chen @ Ann.Chen@moffitt.org.

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