Research Fellow | Cntr for Diabetes Research
Job Title: Research Fellow
Job ID: 3492
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: Research Professional
CENTER FOR DIABETES RESEARCH
Full-time Regular, 40 hours/week
The research goals of the Center for Diabetes Research at Wake Forest School of Medicine focus on genetics of obesity, type 2 diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease risk factors and related traits in multiple populations especially in African Americans. Our genetic analytical work includes genome wide association, linkage, exome sequencing and exome chip studies. The successful candidate will mainly participate in the analytical component of these research projects, and follow-up with bioinformatics and/or laboratory studies in obesity and type 2 diabetes under the supervision of faculty members. His/her major duties include genetic data analysis using existing genetic software, statistical data analysis using SAS, R and/or other programming tools. Laboratory studies may be involved depending on the candidate's experience. The candidate will also contribute to the design, implementation and manuscript preparation of research projects.
PhD degree in biological sciences including molecular biology, genetics, statistical genetics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics or related fields. Experience in genetic and bioinformatics data analysis, statistical packages such as SAS, programming skill and use of UNIX is preferred.
Note: This position contains grant funding which may limit the duration of the job. Specific time frames vary based on the type and length of the grant and will be discussed during the interview.
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