The Center for Public Health Genomics at the University of
Virginia is seeking a biostatistician / statistical geneticist to
work with faculty members and work on collaborative efforts at the
cutting edge of human genetics and genomics research.
Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will join a
collegial and productive research team focused on the statistical
analysis of human genetic studies. Analytical responsibilities will
include genetic association analysis of common and rare disease
variants. Collaborative efforts will include an emphasis on
post-GWAS studies including whole genome sequence analysis,
targeted analysis of candidate genes, and integrative analysis of
genomic and transcriptomic data in studies of cardiovascular
disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes and pulmonary diseases.
Position Qualifications: Necessary qualifications for the
position include a Master's or higher degree in Biostatistics,
Genetics, Epidemiology, or a related field; knowledge of statistics
and genetics; experience with statistical software (R, Splus or
Matlab); a strong work ethic; the ability to work independently
combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive and
collegial group; and excellent written and oral communication
skills. Desired qualifications include experience working with
large-scale multi-center studies; working knowledge of existing
tools for genetic analysis and data management; C, C++, and/or Perl
programming skills; and experience working in a Unix / Linux
To apply please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs,
and search for "R0017213". Complete the application and see below
for documents to attach. Please note that multiple documents can be
uploaded in the CV/Resume box.
Required Application Materials:
- Cover Letter
- Contact information for 3 references
Please note multiple documents can be submitted in the CV/Resume
Box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents
will not receive full consideration.
The selected candidate will be required to complete a background
check at time of offer per University Policy.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System
which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and
Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences
Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our
faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing
itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.
We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or
expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political
affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual
orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic