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Washington, DC | Postdoc Position: Genome Engineering and Bioinformatics
Children's National Medical Center

Computational biology postdoc positions are available in the laboratory of Wei Li, at Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University at Washington, DC. We are devoted to developing cutting-edge computational methods for biology and medicine, with a focus on understanding how coding and non-coding elements function in cancer and childhood diseases. We will conduct research focusing on the following areas: develop algorithms to analyze large-scale screening and sequencing data; and use the latest machine learning algorithms to study cancer genomics data and identify predictive biomarkers or drug targets.


Responsibilities of the position will include but not limited to: methodology development, coding, statistical analysis of big biomedical data, writing manuscript, application to postdoctoral fellowship and communication with other researchers. Ideal applicants are expected to have:

-PhD degree in Bioinformatics/Genetics/Computer Science/Statistics or other quantitative science;
-Solid programming skills, strong publication record and the ability to work independently;
-Experienced in cancer genomics data analysis and computational methodology development;
-Additional expertise in cancer biology, machine learning, single-cell

Job Information

Start Dates: 0000-00-00

Duration: Full Time

Status: Open

Contact Information

Children's National Medical Center
Wei Li

How To Apply:

Candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter of research background and future research goals, and the contact information of three references letters by email to Wei Li. More information can be found on our website (weililab.org).