The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking a POSTDOCTORALRESEARCHASSOCIATE to pursue exciting research in Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology. The incumbent will develop novel computational tools and data analysis pipelines to analyze multi-omics data, write manuscripts and assist in grant writing. Related research projects in Dr. Babu Guda's computational biology laboratory include development of novel tools related to cancer genomics, metagenomics of human microbiomes, detection of fusion genes and single-cell transcriptome analysis.
Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or in a related field with strong and relevant publication record. Programming in Perl or Python, C/C++ or Java, and R are required.
Working knowledge of Linux-based systems, scheduling jobs on super computers, and relational databases is preferred. Prior post-doctoral training in life sciences would be preferred.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.