Summary Description: Columbia University's Department of Medicine invites applications for several research position available:Staff Epidemiologists: to work on genetic epidemiology projects related to obesity, liver disease, and cardiovascular disease. Work will involve leading analyses related to human genetic data from genotyping and next generation sequencing platforms at the genome wide level. Work with involve integration of genomic data with expression, metabolomics, and regulatory motif data. This is an opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding research area that constantly poses new scientific and statistical problems.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD degree in Biostatistics, Genetics, Epidemiology, Computer Programming or a related discipline; knowledge of statistics, programming, and human genetics as well as experience with statistical software and management of large datasets is highly desirable. Familiarity with a Unix/Linux environment is a must. The ability to work independently combined with willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group is helpful as are excellent written and oral communication skills.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.