The Post-Doctoral Fellow will work on an NIH-funded project which aims to characterize the impact of homologous recombination on microbial evolution. Other components of the project include the characterization of adaptive versus neutral processes on the evolution of microbes and the evolution of pan genomes. The project is exclusively computational. Thus, the candidate must be proficient in programming, preferably in Python. Some of the desired skills and areas of expertise include bioinformatics, evolution, population genomics, microbiology, machine learning, and metagenomics.
Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, or related fields, with background and technical experience in computational biology and genomics.
Proficient in programming, preferably in Python.
Internal Number: 998474
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