Research Fellow In Computational Biostatistics

at University of Melbourne

Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

Salary: $98,775 - $117,290 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The School for Mathematics and Statistics, and its partner the Centre for Systems Genomics are seeking a skilled and experienced research fellow to work in a pioneering project in statistical integration of large biological data sets.

Dr Kim-Anh Lê Cao lab has developed a large range of multivariate methodologies to integrate the so-called 'omics data (transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, etc.). The novel methods are implemented in the mixOmics R toolkit which attracts an increasing number of users worldwide. The position will be responsible for leading novel and innovative statistical developments for the next phases of this exciting project, which involve the analysis of microbiome data (16S rRNA sequencing and shotgun metagenomics), longitudinal analyses and genotype data analyses.

The successful applicant will work in close interaction with statisticians, bioinformaticians and biologists in this initiative and will participate in hands-on workshops. The position also gives the opportunity to contribute to teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level in the area of expertise of the fellow.

Close date: 8 Jun 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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