Postdoctoral Fellow position in Computational Epigenomics

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7067297 (Ref.No. 36543)
Posted: June 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow position in Computational Epigenomics
Department of Biotatistics and Bioinformatics
Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida

Position Highlights
Dr. Mingxiang Teng’s group are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow interested in conducting computational epigenomics related research. This position will be responsible for developing novel methods/tools for analyzing, visualizing, and interpreting epigenomic sequencing data under cancer settings. Dr. Mingxiang Teng’s lab focuses on data analysis challenges in modern epigenomics as well as applications in understanding cancer mechanisms. This position will offer great opportunities to closely interact with our biological/clinical collaborators in the highly collaborative research environment at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL.

The Ideal Candidate:
• Highly motivated with strong programming skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Research experience in the areas of quantitative genomics.

• Learn research methods related to the scientific projects with limited direction and supervision.
• Develop computational methods/tools to address functional epigenomics questions.
• Develop scientific writing and presentation skills, including grant proposals, manuscript preparation, and formal seminars presented to the Moffitt scientific community and at national scientific meetings.
• Potentially collaborate on a variety of cancer and statistical/bioinformatics research projects

Credentials and Qualifications:
• Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer science, biostatistics, bioinformatics or related field.

How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested applicants should attach to the application a single PDF file that includes a current CV with recent publications, a brief statement of scientific interests and goals (2-page maximum), and contact information for three references to Dr. Mingxiang Teng (

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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