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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Bioinformatics Research Scientist 3D Genome and Epigenetics in Memphis, Tennessee

A Bioinformatics Research Scientist position is immediately available in the lab of Dr. Jinghui Zhang, Chair of the Department of Computational Biology, for a highly motivated candidate to perform computational analysis for understanding 3D genome architecture in pediatric cancer. The candidate with be part of the 3D Genome Collaborative Research Consortium formed by distinguished researchers at St. Jude, Dana-Faber Cancer Institute, and MIT. The candidate will develop innovative methods and perform analysis to determine haplotype phasing using chromatin contact maps and for investigating heterogeneity in 3D genome architecture at the level of single cell.

The successful candidate will have good training in human genetics and bioinformatics analysis. Additional training and experience in epigenetics and cancer biology are preferable. The candidate is expected to be a critical thinker, a quick learner for new analytical approaches, and capable of applying or developing novel computational methods for solving complex problems. Candidate must have a doctoral degree (PhD or MD), an excellent publication record, and great communication skills

  • Bachelor's degree is required

  • Seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required

  • Five (5) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master's degree

  • Two (2) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a PhD

COVID-19 vaccine:

As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement: St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Posted Job Title: Bioinformatics Research Scientist 3D Genome and Epigenetics

WITS Req ID: 46483

Posted Department: Collaborative Research Program

Street: 262 Danny Thomas Place

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