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a postdoctoral fellowship or research fellowship position in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology core open

Systems Biology Center 

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

Position Description: Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship or research fellowship position in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology core, systems biology center at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The core's mission is to collaborate with 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 initial appointment can be renewed annually for up to 5 years, dependent on performance. 2 positions are available. 

Requirements: We expect one position to be filled with a recent PhD in statistical genetics, mathematical genetics, biostatistics, or related disciplines providing solid training in statistics and knowledge of genetics/genomics; the second position to be filled with a recent PhD in mathematical biology or applied mathematics, statistical physics, biophysics, bioinformatics, computer science, or related disciplines providing training and experience in quantitative science, mathematical modeling, and appreciation of biological complexity. Individuals with experience in one of the following areas are preferred though not required: analysis and modeling of NGS data, graph theory and network modeling, data and mathematical model integration, time course data modeling, and 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 

NIH offers highly competitive stipend and benefit, and rich resources for fellows to develop and transit into independent investigators. More information can be found from the office of intramural training and education: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/postdoc_irp. The advertisement will remain open until the position is filled. 

HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

posted 2013.12.05