Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Post Doctoral Appointee for the Center for Systems and Computational Biology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The Khiabanian Lab at Rutgers University is seeking Postdoctoral Fellows to join a multidisciplinary research team at the Center for Systems and Computational Biology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The research will be focused on cancer genomics and translational medicine, aiming to develop statistical methods to study cancer's clonal evolution and to dissect tumor molecular heterogeneity that enables it to evolve and resist current treatments, especially in precision-oncology settings.
The team is located at Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus, and collaborates extensively with scientists and physicians at Rutgers and other institutions in the New York metropolitan area. More information about the research topics and publications can be found at www.khiabanian-lab.org. Interested applicants should submit a brief letter of interests, a CV, and the contact information for at least two references to Dr. Khiabanian (h.khiabanian@ rutgers.edu).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Conducts research experiments to understand dynamics of tumor evolution and markers of selection in cancer.
Prepares written reports of the research experiments.
Prepares grant proposals based on the research conducted.
Gives oral presentations of the research.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or an M.D. with a background in quantitative sciences (physics, mathematics, computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, or engineering), and have high proficiency in programming and statistical analysis with demonstrated experience in problem solving.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent organizational and communication skills are essential.
Knowledge of genomics and bioinformatics is not required, but highly valued.
Posting Number: 20ST1295
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 117368
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