We have several positions available in the Retinal Development, Genetics, and Therapy Section, Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. The focus is on high throughput genomics and statistical genetics in the area of gene regulatory and disease networks, epigenetics, and genetics of complex diseases. The candidates will join an interdisciplinary and collaborative team of scientists led by Prof. Anand Swaroop. Ongoing projects include integration of large genetic, transcriptomic, and epigenome data to generate transcriptional regulatory networks, disease networks and eQTL analysis.

Applicants should have received a Ph.D. within the last two years or a B.S. within the last five years in Statistics, Genetics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or similar quantitative fields. Only candidates with strong computational skills, ability to work with large datasets and as part of a team, and excellent communication skills will be considered. Annual stipend will be commensurate with experience and training.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter with a description of career goals, curriculum vitae with publications and contact information of 3 references to Dr. Jacob Nellissery at nellisseryj@nei.nih.gov or Matthew Brooks at brooksma@nih.gov.

For more information, please visit the Neurobiology Neurodegeneration & Repair Laboratory

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Last updated: July 30, 2019