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UMHS - Internal Medicine, division of GI

Elizabeth Speliotes M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

c/o Jeff Cole 6520E MSRB I, SPC 5682

1150 W Medical Center Dr

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-56822

email: jcole@umich.edu.

Applicant review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Michigan offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Ann Arbor is a progressive city of about 100,000, with excellent schools and a wide variety of sporting and musical activities. It is rated very highly in national surveys for its quality of life and has the amenities of a city many times its size.

Job Summary

The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow to work on genetic epidemiology projects related to obesity, liver disease, and cardiovascular disease.  Work will involve leading analyses related to human genetic data from genotyping and next generation sequencing platforms at the genome wide level. Work with involve integration of genomic data with expression, metabolomics, and regulatory motif data. This is an opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding research area that constantly poses new scientific and statistical problems.

Required Qualifications*

Necessary qualifications for the position include a PhD degree in Biostatistics, Genetics, Epidemiology, Computer Programming or a related discipline; knowledge of statistics, programming, and human genetics; experience with statistical software (R, SAS); a strong work ethic; the ability to work independently combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience in the management of large datasets using Perl, Python, Java or C++ programming skills is highly desirable. Familiarity with a Unix/Linux environment is a must. This is an opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding research area that constantly poses new scientific and statistical problems.

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Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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