This NIH funded project is aimed at using computational anatomy and 3D morphometrics to understand the genetic structure of craniofacial shape and form using inbred strains of mice. Qualified candidates are expected to have a strong background in craniofacial biology and development, or in quantitative genetics and bioinformatics. Preference will be given to candidates with experience conducting genome-wide efficient mixed-model association studies. Proficiency with R or python is mandatory. This is a one-year position, with an option to renew for one more year based on performance and available funding. Expected start date is October 1st 2019 (or sooner).
Interested candidates should submit their CVs and contact information for (up to three) referees to Dr. Murat Maga ([email protected]), along with a cover letter explaining which specific position they are applying for. Inquiries regarding positions can also be directed to the same email address. Applications received by September 1st will be given priority. A small relocation allowance is negotiable.
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