- Washington State University
- Location: Pullman, WA
- Job Number: 7104174
- Posting Date: Jun 28, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Summary of Duties:
The postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Horticulture at Washington State University will conduct research in computational biology. The candidate will use multi-omic data, statistical and machine learning and/or mathematical optimization techniques to perform association analyses, and systems-level modeling to explain the role of molecular gene products underlying pome fruit post-harvest physiological traits. The candidate will need good interpersonal skills to work closely with colleagues at the USDA ARS Physiology and Pathology Tree Fruits Research Unit and the College of Agriculture at Auburn University, as well as interact with key industry stakeholders, and train others.
Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, a Molecular Biology discipline with a computation emphasis, or related discipline.
Strong experience with R or Python.
Demonstrated experience in supervised machine learning.
Strong understanding of genomics and transcriptomics.
Experience with top-down systems-level correlative and explanatory models.
Experience with deep learning.
Experience with mathematical optimization.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to complete research projects and write peer-reviewed manuscripts.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and creatively as a member of a research team.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
Commensurate upon qualifications and experience.