Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Research Fellow
Job ID: 7872
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: Research ProfessionalWinston-Salem, NCResearch Professional, Medical, Healthcare8/21/2014CENTER FOR DIABETES RESEARCHFull-time Regular, 40 hours/week Duties and responsibilities:The research goals of the Center for Diabetes Research at Wake Forest University School of Medicine focus on genetics of obesity, type 2 diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease risk...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Research-Fellow-7872.htm
CENTER FOR DIABETES RESEARCH
Full-time Regular, 40 hours/week
Duties and responsibilities:
The research goals of the Center for Diabetes Research at Wake Forest University 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 include 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 on 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 tool. 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.
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