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Job Summary

A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the group of Prof. Alexey Nesvizhskii at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor ( The fellow will work to develop computational tools for proteogenomics data analysis, including: algorithms for fast identification of peptides and peptide modifications using mass spectrometry data; tools and statistical models for detection of novel peptides; tools for processing and mining large collections of mass spectrometry and RNA-seq and exome data. The selected candidate will have a Ph. D. in bioinformatics, record of publications in the area of computational proteomics, significant practical experience with developing algorithms for mass spectrometry data, experience with RNA-seq data analysis, excellent programming skills (Java, relational databases, Linux, cloud computing). 


Development of new algorithms and tools for mass spectrometry-based proteomics data

Development of computational methods for proteogenomics

Publication of manuscripts in peer review journals

Assist with data analysis as part of collaborative studies 

Required Qualifications*

  •  Significant previous experience with developing algorithms and software for mass spectrometry data

•           Excellent programming skills (Java, Linux, SQL, cloud computing)

•           Statistical analysis and data visualization using R

•           Experience with RNA-Seq data analysis

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