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Postdoctoral Associate – Computational Cancer Biology

Dr. Sheng Li’s lab at JAX-GM in Hartford, CT area is seeking a computational biology postdoctoral associate who is interested in studying cancer functional genomics. The Li Lab’s primary interests are computational biology and machine learning with a focus on functional genomics in normal and cancer systems.

For additional information, visit the Li Lab online at The Jackson Laboratory.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Develop principled methods, based on machine learning and advanced statistical modeling techniques to address biological questions.

  •  Analyze massive functional genomics data at single cell and population levels.

 

Requirements:

  • PhD in Computational Biology, or related quantitative area.

  • A strong background in machine learning or substantial experience analyzing large genomic datasets.

  • Programming experience in R, Python, or C++.

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and enthusiastic about science.

To apply, please visit https://careers-jax.icims.com/jobs/27422/postdoctoral-associate/job 

Postdoctoral Associate – Leukemia Biology

Dr. Sheng Li’s lab at JAX-GM in Hartford, CT area is currently seeking motivated scientists interested in leukemia biology. The Li Lab’s particular focus is to study epigenome evolution and somatic mutation emergence in aged hematopoietic stem cells that drive leukemogenesis by collaborating with Oguro lab at University of Connecticut Health Center. 

For additional information, visit the Li Lab online at The Jackson Laboratory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct experiments, and analyze and interpret data for an independent research project by collaborating with Oguro lab

  • Present research at conferences

  • Write manuscripts and contribute to grant writing
     

Requirements:

  • M.D. or Ph.D. in biology or related area.

  • A track record of research publications

  • Strong background in molecular biology, cell biology, and/or epigenetics/epigenomics is preferred.

  • Research experience with mice is desirable, but not required

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, and enthusiastic about science.
     

To apply, please visit https://careers-jax.icims.com/jobs/28105/postdoctoral-associate/job