POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 2818Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, July 19th, 2017College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Internal MedicineSalarySalary:$47,484.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:University of Iowa Health Care, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational MedicineStatistical Bioinformatics Lab ( is seeking candidates for two postdoctoral research scholar positions to work on sequencing analyses:1) Postdoctoral Research Scholar in bioinformatics method development: We are looking for a postdoctoral scholar to develop statistical and computational/algorithmic methods for high-throughput sequencing data analyses, such as RNA-seq using PacBio and Oxford Nanopore Technologies.2). Postdoctoral Research Schoalr in computational biology: We are looking for a computational biology postdoctoral scholar to conduct cutting-edge research in the fields of transcriptome/epigenetics bioinformatics. He/she will apply bioinformatics methods to large-scale genomic and transcriptomic datasets to elucidate biological insights from stem cell biology and cancer biology.The postdoctoral research scholars will have the opportunity to collaborate with internationally recognized biomedical scientists at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Stanford University, University of Oxford and Pacific Biosciences.Education Requirement:The applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, biostatistics or closely related fields.Desirable Qualifications:Strong ability in statistical analysis or computer programming (python/perl, C/C++, R) is desirable.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesNumber of References: 2To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Kin Fai Au - kinfai-au@uiowa.eduCmed-Internal MedicineCARVER BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BUILDING285 NEWTON ROAD3291 CBRBIOWA CITY, IA 52242The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.