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. These include but will not be limited to RNA methylation, lncRNA, chromatin 3D structure (Hi-C), RNA splicing, RNA Polyadenylation, histone modifications, DNA methylation, and transcription factor bindings, with particular interest in cancer diseases, stem cell differentiation, and regenerative medicine. Strong candidate can be a PhD or Master with computational biology, biostatistics, biophysics, or 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. Successful candidate will have many opportunities to collaborate with fantastic wet-bench biologists and physician scientists.
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 the top hospital in Texas and also one of the top 20 best hospital in U.S. 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.