Postdoctoral fellow in computational biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Shanghai, China
2018-05-30 09:03  

Job Description  

A 2/3-year postdoctoral position in bioinformatics group of Dr. Guan Ning Lin at SJTU (bmi.sjtu.edu.cn) is open to applicants with solid computational biology/systems biology/bioinformatics/statistics/genetics backgrounds who are interested in applying their experience to study psychiatric disorders. The position is available immediately.  

 

The focus of the project is to utilize heterogeneous high-throughput datasets (WES, WGS, RNA-Seq, proteomics) to discover druggable networks and pathways involved in the brain disorders.  

 

Qualification  

1.Qualified candidates must have a PhD and a demonstrated strong ability in bioinformatics, systems biology, sequence analyses, network analyses or genetics including expertise in high-throughput data analyses, such as RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, CLIP-Seq, epigenomics, NGS, proteomics.  

2.Have Strong programming skills, such as Python, Java, R and Unix/Linux. The candidate should also be familiar with NGS algorithms and tools, such as Bowtie, cufflinks, BWA, STAR, RSEM, UCSC Genome Browser, samtools, bedtools, vcf-tools etc.  

3.Candidates with the knowledge of machine learning (deep learning, SVM and Bayesian inference) will be prioritized.  

4.Candidates have strong publication record (at least one first-author publication is required) will be prioritized.  

5.Excellent in English both in writing and speech.  

6.Qualified candidate should demonstrate the ability for independent and critical thinking, excellent communication and teamwork skills.

 

Terms of employment  

1.Successful applicants will be granted post-doctoral level welfare, basic annual salary RMB 210,000 (negotiable) with performance-based bonus.  

2.Successful applicants shall service a Full-time post-doctoral research contract for no less than 3 years. After 3 years on post-doctoral position, with outstanding scientific achievements and fulfilled requirements of the university, it is possible to submit a tenure-track position application for university assessment.  

3.Handle the settlement according to the post-doctoral management policy of Shanghai.  

4.We encourage and support postdoctoral researchers to apply for “postdoctoral innovative talent support programs”, “postdoctoral science funds”, and other national and/or local science and technology programs and postdoctoral funding programs.  

 

Please send a resume and a brief statement summarizing research interests and experience to nickgnlin@sjtu.edu.cn and wwd-swxx@foxmail.com .