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Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate

USC Cancer Center Los Angeles, California

Cancer Center is seeking for a Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate.

We have whole human genome sequencing data from nine human subjects from age 1 to 93.  A current Senior Ph.D. student has developed Python programs to process the data and use GATK and Strelka to look for mutations. We need a postdoc to continue this work after the student graduates and leaves at the end of 2018. Python is needed. R language would be useful.

Accountability

Serves as a research trainee for the purpose of enhancing and developing research competencies. Participates in planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor. May or may not work independently.

Identifies, researches, compiles and evaluates data sources, background information and/or technology related to area of specialization.

Analyzes and evaluates research data utilizing computers and provides interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialized area of research. Searches literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly.

Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technical reports, papers and/or records.

Operates and maintains sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment.



REQ20060822 Posted Date: 06/13/2018 - Thru date - 2018-12-31

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