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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Eugene Butcher

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Butcher, Eugene
Department Name: 
Pathology
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
TBD
Appointment Start Date: 
TBD
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Application materials should be sent to ebutcher (at) stanford.edu.  
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

A postdoctoral position in computational biology/single cell transcriptomics is available to develop algorithms to probe cell subsets, interactions and communication in immune & tumor biology as part of a highly interactive multidisciplinary team.
 
Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will apply bioinformatic tools and develop new algorithms for analyses of large scale single cell transcriptomic datasets focused on cell specialization and communication in immune & tumor biology.   A particular emphasis will be on understanding vascular communication and programming and the control of immune cell recruitment in inflammation and tumors. 

Required Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. in computer science, or in an engineering discipline with strong computation/coding experience combined with coursework in biomedicine

OR  

  • Ph.D.  in a biomedical discipline combined with significant experience in coding and bioinformatics.

Applicants with experience in bio-computation applied to single cell transcriptomics, or to vascular or immuno-oncology, are encouraged to apply.  
 
Applicant should show evidence of:

  • Strong motivation and a passion for science
  • Positive attitude 
  • Experience in relevant computational approaches
  • Knowledge of R, Python, Matlab or related environments
  • Course work or experience in biology or genetics
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to innovate to solve problems and implement new techniques
  • Interest in integrating wet lab and informatic/computational approaches
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Candidates with a record of productivity and publication will be preferred.
Required Application Materials: 
  • “Research Statement” describing your interests and experience and how these align with those of our group (up to one page).  This can be incorporated into a cover letter.
  • CV, including a publication list with a brief (1-2 sentence) description of your contributions to published work
  • Names and contact information for references

 

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.