Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy & Aging Research. The focus of this position will be on intelligent and multi-functional systems development for integrative healthcare, metabolomics, and genomics data analysis to discover disease bio-markers for advanced diagnostics and personalized treatment in Precision Medicine.
The position will work under the direction of the Assistant Professor at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IFH); Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The primary host location will be the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IFH), established in 1985 by David Mechanic, facilitates collaboration among the social and behavioral sciences, clinical disciplines, basic sciences and related fields to promote research on critical health and mental health issues.
The IFH brings together scholars across and beyond Rutgers into a vibrant interdisciplinary network that advances high quality research in five core areas: behavioral health, health economics, social determinants of health and illness, state health policy, and health services research.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Research and development of AI and ML methods for heterogonous healthcare, multi-omics and related data analysis.
Bioinformatics software/tools design, analysis, programming and deployment.
Implementation of data processing and analysis pipelines for QC and downstream analysis of sequence (DNA/RNA) data.
Working using Windows, iOS/MAC and UNIX operating systems, including high performance computing environments: data clusters with pre-installed Slum/PBS, and cloud computing.
Structural analysis of Next Generation Sequence (NGS) raw data available in different file formats (e.g., FASTQ, SAM, etc.).
Heterogeneous, high volume data understanding and management.
Literature review; analysis of different scientific approaches; reporting results; participation in lab and related meetings; writing manuscripts; making and doing presentations.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated analytical and research skills.
Analyze pre-developed software, scripts, pipelines, and databases.
Experience of working within secure data environments e.g., HIPAA, CLIA, IRB etc.
Experience, good knowledge and interest of further learning: oProgramming languages, including Java, C#, C++, R, SWIFT, HTML and PHP (not limited to these). oIntegrated Development Environments: Eclipse, Visual Studio Dot Net, XOCDE. oOperating systems: Windows, IOS, Android, and UNIX. oDatabases: MySQL, MS.SQL. oRaw data handling: NGS, Metabolomics, and Healthcare. oNGS Pipelines: WGS, WES, RNA-seq. oData Analysis and Visualization: Integrative Genomics, Metabolomics and Healthcare downstream analysis e.g., gene expression and variant analysis, BMI variant analysis, EHR/EMR analysis etc. o High performance computing (HPC) and Cloud computing.
Excellent organization, planning, project management, problem solving, presentation, and writing skills.
Able to work independently and in teams.
PhD in Biomedical Informatics / Bioinformatics.
Salary: $50,004 - $61,308
Posting Number: 20ST0812
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 114132
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.