Instructor - TCH Genetics-Zoghbi (90008376)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077205 (Ref.No. 6244-en_US)
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor ( is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).




Job Duties

Primary responsibilities include development of novel bioinformatics algorithms to integrate multiple types of high-throughput genomics, transcriptomic, and proteomic data. The successful candidate will also be expected to work closely with wet-lab bench scientist. This position is available as part of a four-year research project with specific goals of developing novel methods for integrative analysis of high-throughput genomics data and identifying new disease genes for psychiatric disorders.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate should have (1) a PhD in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Statistics, Genetics or a related field, (2) strong mathematical/scientific programming skills in a language such as R or Matlab, and (3) experience with bioinformatics algorithms and large-scale data analysis for WES and WGS. Proficiency in a language such as Python, JAVA, or C/C++ and/or experience with parallel programming is a plus. Some background in statistics, machine learning, and optimization is necessary, but the candidate will be given opportunities to expand their training in these areas, if desired.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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