Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Position Summary/h3 The Bhattacharya Lab (a href="https://sbhattac.msu.domains/"https://sbhattac.msu.domains//a) in the department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Quantitative Health Sciences at Michigan State University is seeking a post-doctoral researcher (PhD in Engineering / Computer Science / Bioscience required with a strong computational background) to apply state-of-the-art machine learning and data science methods to exciting problems in biology and toxicology. Specifically, the successful applicant will be expected to: (1) Develop predictive computational models of perturbed gene expression in immune cells induced by environmental pollutants (previously generated gene expression data will be modeled using genome accessibility, genome-wide transcription factor binding, and long-range chromatin interaction features); (2) Clearly document steps in model development and prepare written guides for model use by the scientific community; (3) Present the model at research conferences; (4) Publish peer-reviewed manuscripts describing the predictive model; (5) Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the lab. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Engineering/Computer Science/Bioscience h3Minimum Requirements/h3 The candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Bioscience with a strong computational background. h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Candidate''s familiarity with biology is desirable but not essential. h3Required Application Materials/h3 liPlease submit a CV/li liNames and contact information of three references/li liCover letter explaining your experience, career goals, and interest in the position;/li liUp to three relevant publications./li /ul h3Special Instructions/h3 Please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Sudin Bhattacharya (sbhattac@msu.edu), for more details. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2017 and continue until the postilion is filled.