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Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Core Facility open

Systems Biology Center 
Division of Intramural Research (DIR) 
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) 
Health and Human Services (HHS) 
National Institutes of Health (NIH) 

Position Description: Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral or research fellowship position in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology core at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in Bethesda, Maryland. The core's mission is to collaborate with DIR investigators to incorporate bioinformatics and systems biology synergistically in their research. The core focuses on research, methodology development, education, and applications in areas including but not limited to: network based analysis of Next-Gen sequence (NGS) data, integration of multiple types of big data, multi-scale modeling of emergent spatiotemporal orders in physiological systems. The successful applicant will receive an initial 2-year appointment with the possibility of extension, dependent on performance. Up to 2 positions are available. 

Requirements: A recent PhD degree in statistical genetics, mathematical genetics, mathematical biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, or related disciplines providing training and experience in quantitative science and understanding of biology. Individuals with experience in one of the following areas are preferred though not required: analysis and modeling of NGS data, network modeling, dynamical systems. Programming skills in major programming languages R, Java, Python, and MatLab are desirable. Need to be a team worker with good communication skills. 

Applicants should submit the following: brief description of research interests and career goals, CV and contact information for three references to 
Dr. Xujing Wang at xujing.wang@nih.gov 
The advertisement will remain open until the position is filled. 

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

posted 2013.08.16