Bioinformatics position in single cell data analysis and machine learning
A Bioinformatics position (postdoc or research
assistant, depending on the level of experience) is available
in the lab of Dr. Sabine Dietmann at Washington University School of Medicine
in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Our research is dedicated to the development
learning methods (CNNs and graph neural networks) for multi-omics
single-cell data analysis and analysis of RNA modifications by nanopore direct
RNA sequencing. The candidate’s research will benefit from a range of
collaborative projects on human blastoids, aging and Alzheimer’s disease. (https://profiles.wustl.edu/en/persons/sabine-dietmann).
We are seeking enthusiastic candidates with high proficiency in scientific programming languages, such as R and Python. A good understanding of machine learning frameworks in Python (Keras and PyTorch), experience with creating R packages, github and web repositories, and some background in single cell data analysis, epigenetics, and RNA modifications would be very beneficial.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or master’s degree in Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Physics or related field plus demonstrated relevant research experience.
Consistently ranked among the top 10 US medical schools, Washington University School of Medicine offers a highly interactive and stimulating academic environment for scientists in training, a place where you can be an individual and achieve exceptional things. Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a competitive benefits package. Our lab is located in the Central West End of St. Louis, a vibrant neighborhood adjacent to major cultural institutions.
For further information please contact sdie...@wustl.edu.
To apply for this position please submit a detailed CV, a cover letter describing your interest in the position and contact information for two references to sdie...@wustl.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.