Employer: University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Description: A funded Postdoctoral Researcher position is available at the Laboratory for Computational and High-Throughput Genomics, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.
The focus for this position is on computational data analysis based on high-throughput DNA sequencing data and computational method development in the following potential areas:
Chromatin structure and gene regulation
Qualified individuals may also conduct experimental work with focus on genetics, genomics and DNA sequencing. See below for a list of relevant publications.
Requirements: We are looking for a motivated, self-driven individual with a strong background in any of the following areas:
Probability and statistics
Prior experience in any areas related to genomics is a strong plus. Experimental experience in molecular biology is a plus. Strong publication record is a must.
To apply: Send your CV along with links or copies of your publications, thesis, working papers, or other relevant scientific work to Anton Valouev (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please include names and contact information of three references.
Anton Valouev, Ph.D.
Division of Bioinformatics Department of Preventive Medicine University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
1450 Biggy Str., NRT2509K Los Angeles, CA
phone: (323) 442-7941
Valouev A, Johnson SM, Boyd S, Smith CL, Fire AZ, Sidow A, "Determinants of nucleosome organization in primary human cells" Nature, 2011
Peng J, Valouev A, Swigut T, Zhang J, Zhao Y, Sidow A, Wysocka J, "Jarid2/Jumonji coordinates control of PRC2 enzymatic activity and target gene occupancy in pluripotent cells" Cell, Dec 2009
Valouev* A, Johnson* DS, Sundquist A, Medina C, Anton E, Batzoglou S, Myers RM, Sidow A, "Genome-‐wide analysis of transcription factor binding sites based on ChIP-‐ Seq data", Nature Methods, Sep 2008
Valouev A, Schwartz DC, Zhou S, Waterman MS, "An algorithm for assembly of ordered restriction maps from single DNA molecules", PNAS, Oct 2006