Specific Title: Postdoctoral Appointee- Metabolomics and Data Integration/Analysis
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Indiana University School of Medicine has an opening for a Postdoctoral Appointee in the area of metabolomics data integration.
This role will sit at the intersection of metabolomics and statistical analysis. The goal of this research is to develop a software platform integrating novel algorithms and processes for the integration of diverse types of metabolomics data including NMR, mass spectrometry, clinical chemistry, etc. In addition to data integration, the platform will include visual analytics and data mining methods. The project will be jointly supervised by the PI’s who have expertise in metabolism/metabolomics, genomics and biostatistics.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary role will be in software development with extensive interaction with analytical chemists, biochemists, biostatisticians and software developers. Excellent record keeping and proper coding practices is required.
Presentation of new methods and software development to both internal and external audiences is expected. Role will require attendance at seminars, lectures, meetings, and workshops related to duties.
Recent Ph.D in an area related to computational biology including chemistry, biophysics, or biostatistics.
General knowledge of biochemistry and strong computational skills including programming proficiency in Python and/or R. Organized and detail oriented with excellent documentation as well as verbal and written communication skills.
Will be expected to work independently, but with frequent communication and assistance from the mentors in both biochemistry and biostatistics. Good English verbal and written communication is required.
Department Contact for Questions:
Dr. Thomas O’Connell, MD Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Otolaryngology & H/N Surgery Fesler Hall, Suite 400 1130 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202 firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM004742016
Internal Number: 6852
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