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Postdoctoral Research Assoc
University of North Texas at Dallas in Denton, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 07/29/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details


UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System , or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Department UNT-Computer Science & Engineering-130310
College/School College of Engineering
Job Location Denton
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Salary Information
Department Summary
The Computer Science and Engineering department is home to 9 Professors, 11 Associate Professors, 7 Assistant Professors, 5 Lecturers, over 100 Ph.D. students, over 180 master students, and over 1300 bachelor students. We offer a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering, M. S. degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Data Engineering, ABET-accredited B. S. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, an ABET-accredited B. A. degree in Information Technology, and a new B. S. degree in Cybersecurity. The department is dedicated to creating a climate that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from underrepresented racial groups, women, and LGBTQ+ individuals. Additional information about the department is available at the website: computerscience.engineering.unt.edu. 
 
UNT is the nation’s 33rd largest public university and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas with a population of about 7 million people, ever-increasing industrial and business activities, and a reasonable cost of living. The vibrant UNT College of Engineering has more than 100 faculty members. The college’s faculty also boasts two National Academy memberships, more than 20 faculty fellowships across more than 15 societies, and five NSF CAREER Awards. The college is equipped with numerous state-of-the-art facilities including a recent $10 million boost to the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing. The college has hired 9 tenure and tenure track faculty this year and plans to further expand the college faculty.
 
The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 40,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university, UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities with more than 10,000 Hispanic students, 5,700 African American students, 3,100 Asian students, and 500 Indigenous students. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution and stands committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic excellence.
Position Summary
The Bozdag Lab in the Department of Computer Science Engineering at the University of North Texas has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow to work on research in bioinformatics. Our lab is dedicated to developing integrative computational tools that leverage multi-omics biological and clinical datasets to infer disease-associated genes, regulatory interactions and patient-specific drug response. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team to work on cutting-edge research projects to apply data mining/machine learning approaches on high dimensional biological and clinical datasets.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conduct all aspects of research projects under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator (e.g., data collection, preprocessing, analysis, software development, testing, evaluation, benchmarking, etc.).
  • Write manuscripts for publication.
  • Contribute to the drafting of grant proposals.
  • Present research progress at lab meetings and the individual meetings with the PI.
  • Attend conference for oral and poster presentations of research projects.
  • Contribute to mentoring and training of graduate and undergraduate students in the lab.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, or related field with a strong research background in machine learning, statistics, genomics, or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong first-author publication track-record in bioinformatics
  • Experience analyzing high dimensional biological datasets, particularly next-generation sequencing data
  • Demonstrated experience with the application of supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods to biological datasets
  • Proficiency in software development skills, including programming skills in R and/or Python, expertise with documentation, version control, and code releases
  • Expertise in Linux and high-performance computing environments
  • Strong communication and scientific writing skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new analytic techniques

Required License / Registration / Certification
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate
Area of Specialty
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Job Duties


Description of Job Duty
  • Conduct all aspects of research projects under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator (e.g., data collection, preprocessing, analysis, software development, testing, evaluation, benchmarking, etc.).

Description of Job Duty
  • Write manuscripts for publication.

Description of Job Duty
  • Contribute to the drafting of grant proposals.

Description of Job Duty
  • Present research progress at lab meetings and the individual meetings with the PI.

Description of Job Duty
  • Attend conference for oral and poster presentations of research projects.

Description of Job Duty
  • Contribute to mentoring and training of graduate and undergraduate students in the lab.


Posting Number F532P
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/48256
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