University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 227524

Position Summary:
The Zhao laboratory focuses on translating high-throughput molecular data into biological insights and clinical biomarkers for cancer. We primarily generate and analyze NGS data from cancer samples. You will be responsible for designing and executing complex integrated computational research projects. This will include creating and maintaining computational pipelines for a wide variety of NGS data. You will also work closely with lab members on a variety of exciting and high-impact projects and will have the freedom and autonomy to lead independent research projects. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a multi-disciplinary group of collaborators including clinicians, laboratory scientists, bio-informaticians, and bio-statisticians from around the country to grow your network and skillset. We look forward to working together with you to improve outcomes for patients with cancer.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:
45% Running bioinformatics pipelines for processing next-gen sequencing data.
25% Assist with creating visualizations for complex omics data.
15% Assist with administrative aspects of the computational lab.
5% Interface with IT to maintain computational resources.
10% Help with grant/paper writing.

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