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Responsibilities*

Use a variety of multi-variate statistical tools to analyze metabolomics datasets generated using a variety of mass spectrometric or other analytical methods as a member of the Metabolomics Basic Research Core Facility at the University of Michigan. Evaluate and compare performance of various statistical approaches to analysis of metabolomics datasets. Build pipelines and workflows to automate repeatable analyses methods after they have been established in order to maximize productivity of the analytical group. Suggest novel metabolomics data collection methods to improve accuracy and precision of metabolite measurements. Collaborate with other core biostatisticians to model metabolic pathways and predict sensitivities of individual metabolites to various regulatory signals. Use a variety of mass spectrometric methods.

Required Qualifications*

Master’s degree in Biostatistics or Bioinformatics + 1 year of related metabolomics data analysis experience to include optimization of parameters in various manufacturer and open source software packages for metabolomics data preprocessing, experience determining data quality by using multivariate statistical tests, and experience with using algorithms for data dimensional reduction and imputation.

Background Screening

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Mission Statement

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.