!! POSTDOCTORAL POSITION AVAILABLE !!
Organization: Departments of Dairy Science and Statistics, and
Interdepartmental Genetics Program, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Desired start date: immediate
Duration: up to 2 years (1-year contract with renewal)
Area of research: Statistical Genetics, Statistical Gene Mapping
(linkage mapping in complex pedigrees, genotype sampling via peeling
or descent graph methods; fine-mapping via disequilibrium methods for
complex/quantitative traits), Bayesian analysis, MCMC. There are also
increasing opportunities for collaborations with other researchers on
campus to perform DNA sequence analyses or expression data analyses.
Project Leader: Dr. Ina Hoeschele, Professor of Genetics, Adjunct
Professor of Statistics
Requirements: Ph.D. in Genetics, Biology, Statistics, or related
field; computing experience: familiarity with Unix environments,
considerable and current programming skills (e.g., Fortran90, C or
C++); solid training in statistics.
Responsibilities: The main responsibility of the position(s) will be
to conduct research on a project within the funding framework;
additional responsibilities include presentation of research results
at scientific meetings and preparation of manuscripts for publication,
and may include participation in the advisement of graduate students,
and presenting lectures at the graduate level, if desired.
Postdoctoral fellows are given the opportunity to audit one course per
Salary: $30,000 - $32,000 + benefits
The successful candidate will be working in a team with other
Please send Curriculum Vitae, a list of publications, and three
references to: Dr. Ina Hoeschele Department of Dairy Science 2160
Litton Reaves Hall Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061-0315 U.S.A. If
you need additional information, please contact Dr. Ina Hoeschele at:
phone: (540) 231-4760, fax: (540) 231-5014, email: inah at vt.edu.
Additional information may be found on our homepage
(http://www.dasc.vt.edu/ Hoeschele/ hoeschele.html).
Professor of Genetics
Adjunct Professor of Statistics
email: inah at vt.edu
homepage for VT Genetics Program: http://www.dasc.vt.edu/hoeschele/genetics.htm
homepage for VT Institute for Genomics: http://www.nbiap.vt.edu/vigen