Employer: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted: March 5, 2015
Expires: May 1, 2015
Science jobs from University of Iowa:
This postdoctoral position will be devoted mostly to developing models that estimate the downstream effect of non-coding genetic variation on the brain in space and time.
* Doctoral degree in human genetics, quantitative genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology, or other fields with strong quantitative skills is required.
demonstrated experience in machine learning or applied statistical modeling scientific programming skills (using R) with a commitment to the principles of clear documentation and reproducible research * excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desired experience and skills
experience with databases (e.g. MySQL) demonstrated skills in effective data visualization * familiarity with genome informatics concepts (e.g. software tools, file formats, and workflows involved in next-generation sequencing)
Living in Iowa City
The University of Iowa combines a fantastic scientific environment with a healthy work-life balance. Faculty and staff living in Iowa City enjoy the affordability and friendliness of small town life while also benefiting from the cultural engagement and activities that come from being the home to a major university.