Washington University of St. Louis Psychiatry in St. Louis, Missouri
Post Doc Instructions
Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The position is available with Drs. Nelson and Agrawal in Psychiatry. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for leading genomewide association analyses of opioid-related phenotypes, conducting quality control of these data prior to analysis (including data checks, imputation) and annotating results post-hoc. The individual will also participate in ongoing gene identification efforts for other drugs being studied by the team and will facilitate replications and contributions to other consortia. There is no “wet lab” component and all analyses are statistical in nature.
- PhD (or equivalent) with a strong emphasis on statistical genetics.
- Proficient in SAS or R, and should be comfortable manipulating large datasets in UNIX/LINUX environments.
Demonstrated skills in analysis of genomewide data using standard statistical software (e.g., PLINK, GWAF) and proficiency conducting quality control, imputation, post-GWAS bioinformatics is highly desirable.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions
To apply, please send CV to Drs. Arpana Agrawal (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Elliot Nelson (email@example.com).
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar - Psychiatry - 41432
Job ID: 41432
Location: Medical School
Full/Part Time: Full-Time