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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Fred Hutch

Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Job #13622
Posted: January 30, 2019
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Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

Responsibilities

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in Dr. Wei Sun’s group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The successful applicant will develop statistical/computational methods and software packages to study cancer omic data. Specific topics/application include, but not limited to biomarker identification for immunotherapy, tumor (immune) microenvironment, intra-tumor heterogeneity, high-throughput sequencing data analysis, high dimensional graphical model, and deep learning.

Skills/Eligibility:

The applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or other related fields. The candidate should have solid training in statistical methods and excellent computational skills. In addition, background in biology and genetics, and excellent organization and communication skills are plus.

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