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Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University

Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University in the United States of America

Country: USA
City: Richmond
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Virginia Commonwealth University calls application from an enthusiastic and qualified biostatistician for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in the United States of America. A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Department of Biostatistics at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Position Summary

The main focus will be analysis and interpretation of the 3D structure of the human genome (Hi-C data) and the development of biostatistical methods and bioinformatics tools for 3D genomics. Other than that, numerous collaborative opportunities in cancer research are available. Basically, this Fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University is an excellent opportunity for someone who seeks a stimulating interdisciplinary work environment.


In order to qualify for the role, candidates must have the following qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Working experience in bioinformatics analysis, integration, and interpretation of high-throughput sequencing data, including single-cell sequencing.
  • Proficiency in programming, data analysis, and visualization using R/Bioconductor, familiarity with Linux command line and high-performance computing environments, version control with Git.
  • Must demonstrate strong personal initiative and the ability to work effectively as a part of a team.
  • A track record of publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with the application of supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods to genomics data preferred.
  • Similarly, experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow) is considered a plus.
  • Furthermore, experience with at least one of Python/Jupyter, Matlab, C, Java is considered a plus.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing your previous research experiences, specific interest in this position, and programming experience, a current CV, expected starting date, as well as contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a public research university in Richmond, Virginia. In 2018, more than 31,000 students pursue 217 degree and certificate programs through VCU’s 11 schools and three colleges. The VCU Health System supports the university’s health care education, research, and patient care mission.


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