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ASSISTANT SCIENTIST

Apply now Job no: 93207-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VCRGE/WID/WI INST DISC
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

93207-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

ASSISTANT SCIENTIST

Official Title:

ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Hiring Department:

A349500-VCRGE/WID/WI INST DISC

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

APRIL 01, 2018

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

A Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, machine learning, statistics, or engineering is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Candidates must have a minimum of two years of experience analyzing large and complex datasets. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and a broad of array of disciplines, we seek to foster unlikely collaborations, catalyze new ways of thinking, and generate unexpected scientific discoveries.

This position is located in the Roy Lab. Our research focuses on computational network biology and regulatory genomics. We are specifically interested in developing tools, based on statistical machine learning, to predict regulatory network structure and function in diverse dynamic processes. We aim to use genome-scale networks to construct predictive models of complex phenotypes in mammalian systems. We work in close collaboration with developmental biologists who are interested in how gene regulatory networks drive overall cellular fate and how there are perturbed in disease setting.

Additional Information:

 

Contact:

Sushmita Roy
sroy8@wisc.edu
608-316-4453
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Applicants are asked to provide: (1) a CV including a list of publications, (2) a cover letter summarizing current research and future goals, and (3) contact information for at least two references.

Questions regarding this position may be referred to the contact listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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