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Computational Scientist

Dr. Catherine Kaczorowski and her lab group seek a Computational Scientist to join their research team. The focus of the Kaczorowski lab is to understand the genetics underlying cognition, Alzheimer's and aging-related dementias and to identify the biological basis for resilience to cognitive symptoms.  More details are available at https://www.jax.org/research-and-faculty/faculty/catherine-kaczorowski   Key Responsibilities:   The Computational Scientist participates in the Kaczorowski Lab's collaborative research programs focused on learning and memory behavior and age-related disease including Alzheimer's. The integration of genetic, genomic, and phenomic data resources presents a unique opportunity to the candidate selected for this role, to work both independently and collaboratively.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   Analysis of systems genetics data generated within research programs focused on resilience to aging. Generation of new computational tools, serving in an expert and leadership role for assigned projects. Integration of data into public databases, ensuring data quality. Mapping QTLs from behavioral and multi-scale omics data. Writing manuscripts and grants. Participating in internal and external meetings and conferences to present research results.     Requirements:      Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, or equivalent relevant area.    5-10 years of experience in Bioinformatics research, excluding time spent to obtain Ph.D.    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.    Experience managing projects, mentoring staff and collaborations.    Prior successes in and desire to contribute to team projects on an ongoing basis.  2018-26066
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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