Columbia University Short-Term Casual in New York, New York
Requisition no: 508683
Work Type: Part Time
Location: Campus|Medical Center
Categories: Pubs/Printing/Graphic Design,Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
Job Type: Short Term Casual
Hours Per Week: 10
Salary Range: $16 per hour
The Center for Statistical Genetics at Columbia University, New York has available a position for a master student who will be responsible for analyzing and developing methods to study a variety of omics data to elucidate the genetic epidemiology of complex traits. These methods will include those to perform fine mapping, detect associations, pleiotropy, and interactions. S/he will be involved in developing software to implement these methods and fully evaluate their type I error and power. S/he will apply the methods to study a variety of complex traits which include but not limited to Alzheimer's disease, age-related hearing impairment, tinnitus, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and asthma.
The Short-term Casual will develop methods to analyze a variety of omics data, use simulations studies to evaluate type I error, and power. Apply the methods to data sets to better understand the etiology of complex traits.
Bachelor's degree in statistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computational biology, genetics, biology or a degree in a related field.
Strong statistics background
Ability to program in C/C++, R or Python
Experience in analyzing large scale genetic data
Experience in developing methods to analyze omics data
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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