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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

May 19, 2017
Post-doctoral Fellowship

Employer: SOSCIP
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Closing Date: July 19, 2017

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Job Description

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Biomarker detection and analysis from metagenomes

Duration: 2 years

We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow for a SOSCIP-funded data-intensive research project: Identifying biological features controlling mining microbiome community structure and function using analysis of high throughput sequencing data. To be eligible, the Ph.D. must have been received within five years of start date.

Application Instructions

Candidates will require meaningful experience with the statistical analysis of biological data, preferably high-throughput metagenomic sequencing data. Specific experience in machine learning techniques, especially dimensionality reduction and feature selection, is required. Training in community ecology or general network analysis and topology is also an asset.

Candidates should have proficiency with data-intensive computer programming and analysis (python, R), suitable experience in high performance computing, and experience with a compiled programming language (e.g., C/C++).

The successful candidate would be employed by Metagenom Bio Inc., in collaboration with University of Waterloo, supervised by Dr. Andrew Doxey and Dr. Trevor Charles. The work location would be in Waterloo.

Please forward cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Michael Lynch

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Application Contacts

Micheal Lynch


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