A bioinformatics position for postdoc or research associate is available immediately in the Chen Lab affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University.
The candidates will have freedom to choose from a variety of bioinformatics topics on the basis of their major research interests. Strong candidate can be a PhD or Master with computational biology, biostatistics, biophysics, or any other related background. The researches could be developing computational algorithms or biomedical databases, inventing statistical methods, or combining cutting-edge bioinformatics technologies to make biomedical discovery in the next generation sequencing data. The candidates will combine epigenome, genome, and transcriptome data to conduct research at a systematic scale, with particular interest in cancer biology or regenerative medicine. Research experiences in biostatistics, machine learning, cancer genomics, epigenomics, or stem cell regenerative medicine will be strongly preferred. Successful candidate will have many opportunities to collaborate with fantastic wet-bench biologists and physician scientists in translational biomedical research.
Salary and benefits can be highly competitive and commensurate with experience. The Methodist Hospital is frequently ranked by the FORTUNE Magazine to be one of the best companies to work for. It is also the top 19th best hospital in U.S. and the top 1st best hospital in Texas as was ranked by the U.S. News. We are located in Houston at the center of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Texas was recently ranked the #1 state to make a living by Forbes, and Houston is named the most prosperous city by The Business Journal.