Postdoctoral Fellows- Bioinformatics

Staff Name: 
Peng Jiang Ph.D.
Lab/Branch/Program: 
Cancer Data Science Laboratory
Location: 
Bethesda
Research Area Keywords: 

bioinformatics, big data integration, cancer immunology

Position Description: 

Postdoctoral researcher positions of bioinformatics and cancer data science are available in the laboratory of Peng Jiang at the Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The overarching goal of the Jiang Lab is to understand the process of cancer immune evasion and therapy resistance through computational and data-driven approaches. The candidate will develop statistical and machine learning solutions to advance our ability to treat cancer patients. The Jiang Lab is part of the CCR Cancer Data Science Laboratory, a new initiative dedicated to translational omics research and tightly integrated with massive national projects at NCI. As the principal investigator initiating a new team, Dr. Jiang will spend a significant amount of effort on the candidates to ensure the success of their postdoctoral training. For more information, please see Dr. Jiang's website.

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is working to solve the most pressing problems in the field through basic, translational and clinical cancer research to create the cancer medicines of tomorrow and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

The NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers and offers a training environment that is second-to-none in quality of science and mentoring by outstanding principal investigators, including nine members of the National Academy of Science and eight members of the National Academy of Medicine. CCR offers fellows access to cutting-edge technologies and cores, a highly collaborative environment, awards and research forums to recognize outstanding post docs, continuous scientific symposia and lectures featuring leading researchers, a strong commitment to translational research, and a vibrant clinical research program housed in the world’s largest dedicated research hospital, the NIH Clinical Center.

Multiple Positions Available: 
Yes
C.V. Required: 
Yes
Number of References Required: 
3
Experience Required: 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computational sciences with high proficiency in bioinformatics, statistics, and machine learning. Candidates with a background in cancer genomics, immunology research, and imaging analysis will be preferentially considered.

Additional Information: 

Bethesda, located adjacent to Washington, D.C., is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. Living in Bethesda offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The public schools in Bethesda are highly rated.

How To Apply: 

Please send a cover letter with past research accomplishments and future research interests, a CV with a publication list, and the contact information of three references to: pengj@alumni.princeton.edu and nadia.nimley@nih.gov.

Contact Name: 
Nadia Nimley
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Phone: 
240-858-3612

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