Position # 28

Position Details

School: Medicine
Department: Medicine
Division: Hematology/Oncology
Center / Institute: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Classification: Postdoctoral Associate
Funding source: Other Grant (Hillman Cancer Center and NIH funds)
Start Date: 1/1/2023
Overall Summary:
Qualifications or Expectations:
  • Candidates must have recently earned a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, biomedical/electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.
  • Strong experience in computational modeling of biological systems, large-scale cancer multi-omic datasets (TCGA, TARGET, CCLE, etc.), high-throughput drug and genetic screens (DepMap, GDSC, etc.), and common bioinformatics resources (NCBI, UCSC, Ensembl, etc.) is essential.
  • Experience in deep learning, machine learning, single-cell and spatial omics, and image processing is highly desirable.
  • Candidates must be proficient with Linux and multiple bioinformatics programming languages, such as R, Python, MATLAB, and Perl.
  • Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
Opportunities Available:
  • The PI has successful experience in acquiring the prestigious NIH/NCI K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award and postdoctoral fellowships, as well as mentoring the F99/K00 predoc to postdoc transition award application.
  • Candidates will receive dedicated mentorship on career development planning, career development awards, and postdoctoral fellowships such as the Hillman Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovative Cancer Research (https://hillmanresearch.upmc.edu/research/hillman-fellows/postdoctoral/).
  • The Chiu Lab is actively funded by NIH/NCI and intramural funds. The salary is commensurate with experience and based on current NIH guidelines.
  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is ranked #5 in NIH funding. Pittsburgh has been consistently voted as one of the top livable cities in the US.
Website: https://www.chiu-lab.org/

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How to Apply

Faculty/PI Name: Yu-Chiao Chiu
Instructions: Interested candidates should directly email Yu-Chiao Chiu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (yuc250@pitt.edu) with curriculum vitae, one-page summary of research experience and interests, and contact information of three references. Review of applications will start immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Individuals from underrepresented minorities or disadvantaged backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. Visit join.pitt.edu and View Requisition Number 22005468 to apply.
Email Address of Contact: yuc250@pitt.edu