The NCI CCR Liver Cancer Program seeks applications from qualified computational postdoctoral candidates to fill a position in cancer genomics.
Qualifications and Job Details
Required and Preferred Skills
A highly motivated candidate with a background in cancer genomics, computational biology, and/or bioinformatics or related field with an interest in data science. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in organizing, cleaning, and harmonizing large data sets, as well as in applying robust statistical methods, including multivariable analyses, machine learning. Knowledge of R and/or Python is required, and basic knowledge and understanding of clinical and biological interpretation of molecular data.
Qualified candidates should also have strong communication skills, and a strong record of scientific achievement through peer-reviewed publications.
About the NCI Center for Cancer Research
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is home to nearly 250 basic and clinical research groups located on two campuses just outside of Washington, D.C. CCR is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and makes up the largest component of the research effort at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Centrally supported by long-term funding and a culture of complete intellectual freedom, CCR scientists are able to pursue the most important and challenging problems in cancer research. We collaborate with academic and commercial partners and advocacy groups across the world in efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and HIV/AIDS. The CCR research portfolio covers the full spectrum of biological and biomedical research. Our work ranges from basic to translational and clinical, and our clinical trials are conducted in the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest hospital dedicated to clinical research that offers a robust infrastructure to support CCR’s patients on an estimated 250 open studies. The success of CCR is grounded in an exceptionally strong discovery research program that provides the foundation for the seamless translation of insights from bench to bedside. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.
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