Genomics Institute: Postdoctoral Scholar in Genomic Epidemiology
The Genomics Institute at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the Postdoctoral Scholar in Genomic Epidemiology who will work under the direction of Drs. David Haussler and Russell Corbett-Detig. The postdoctoral scholar will have a background and demonstrated excellence in genomic epidemiology or related fields. The postdoctoral scholar will collaborate on a large-scale California-wide SARS-CoV genomic epidemiology public health initiative. Key responsibilities will be to develop approaches for rapid computational analysis of viral genomic datasets to extract public health immediately actionable data and write up the research results with the goal of publication. This postdoctoral scholar will work as a part of a large multidisciplinary team to support diverse efforts to leverage genomic sequence data to make epidemiological inferences.
Applicants with expertise in the computational aspects of viral genomic data, phylogenetics, and epidemiology, are particularly valued and are strongly encouraged to apply.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, Biology, Computer Science, Genetics, Engineering, Virology, or related field. Ph.D. must be in hand at time of the initial appointment.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs and should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2021. Please refer to Position title, Postdoctoral Scholar in Genomic Epidemiology in all correspondence.
Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
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