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Job Summary

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine 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.

Responsibilities*

The focus of study for this position will be on implementing algorithms for genomic analyses and developing computational workflows by using next-generation sequencing and HT data; testing and optimizing various standard bioinformatics and statistics software tools and packages; contributing advanced data analyses to interdisciplinary projects; and working closely with biologists on developing any new assays and analyses.

Required Qualifications*

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. or M.D., Ph.D. and should have a strong background in in bioinformatics and applied biotechnology.

Additional Information

The Michigan Center for Translational Pathology (MCTP) is a collaborative effort to foster research advances in molecular medicine and apply those advances as quickly as possible to benefit patient care. The mission of our Center is to establish the University of Michigan as an international leader in discovery and characterization of disease biomarkers and therapeutic targets using an integrated multi-disciplinary, systems biology approach and establish a new paradigm of bringing personalized medicine to routine clinical care through the use of high-throughput sequencing.  More information on MCTP can be found on our website:  http://mctp.path.med.umich.edu/mctp/main/index.jsp.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.