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POSITION TITLE: Postdoctoral Associate – Computational Biology / Bioinformatics / Behavioral Genetics
An opportunity exists for an accomplished researcher in computational genomics, statistical genetics, behavior genetics, and/or computational biology to deepen their knowledge in the context of the emerging area of addiction and behavioral genomics.
The Peng lab in the Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California is seeking a postdoctoral research associate. The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated researcher with a quantitative research background. The individuals who are interested in contributing to the following are encouraged to apply: cutting-edge research focusing on the dissection of the complex genetic and epigenetic basis of addiction and related human behaviors utilizing multi-omics data. The fellow will receive professional and career mentorship along with opportunities to advance their own expertise to become an independent investigator.
Please include with your application a detailed C.V., a short description of the doctoral training (and any prior postdoctoral training, if applicable), a brief statement of current research interests and skills and future research goals, and the contact information of three references.
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Must possess a doctoral degree. A pending doctoral degree may be considered with approval of the Principal Investigator.
Excellent analytical skills and verbal/written communication skills are required. Knowledge in any of the following areas is desirable: genetics, statistical genetics, bioinformatics, NGS analysis, computational biology, computer science, and statistics.
Details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
Commensurate with experience
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