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We are looking for a computational post-doctoral fellow (last updated September 4th 2018). The position will be open until the best fit candidate is identified:

The Patsopoulos Laboratory at the Ann Romney Center of Neurological Diseases (ARCND) in Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to be part of a leading team that aims to unravel the mechanisms of neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases.

The Patsopoulos Lab is leading large-scale efforts to decipher the genetic component of neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases and specializes in integrating extensive heterogeneous data to inform personalized decision-making. The group uses in-house and publicly available data for the unbiased identification of key genes and pathways; it also designs avant-garde experimental procedures to create cell-specific and patient-specific response networks. The group collaborates closely with teams in ARCND, the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

We are looking for one (1) post-doctoral fellow to join our group and work on large-scale RNA-seq and other sequencing based data. Expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas would be considered an advantage:

1) Analysis of next-generation sequencing, including but not limited to RNA-Seq, small RNA-Seq, GRO-Seq, Chip-Seq, and/or proteomic datasets.

2) Systems biology and/or integration of multi-omic data, with an emphasis in methods using summary statistics.

Excellent skills in scripting, e.g. Python, and statistical languages, e.g. R, are prerequisite.

The candidates should have demonstrated excellent scientific productivity, evidenced by high-quality research publications, and be able to conduct independent creative research, as well as show good interpersonal and communication skills. Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree is required for all positions.

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter summarizing your experience, along with the contact information of three references to addressed to Nikolaos Patsopoulos M.D.,Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Genetics.



We are constantly looking for talented and highly motivated post-doctoral fellows and students. Feel free to drop an e-mail: npatsopoulos AT rics DOT bwh DOT harvard DOT edu .

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