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Position: Research Associate in Statistical Genetics
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Psychiatry
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking a Research Associate in Statistical Genetics. The goal of the project is to investigate the genetic architecture of complex traits across diverse populations. The project involves a genome-wide association study of depression in individuals with non-European ancestry. The study will also involve modelling similarities and differences in genetic association patterns of biomarkers across diverse populations
Requirements: Candidates are required to have a PhD or similar experience in statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, population genetics, genetics of human diseases or bioinformatics. Other key requirements include experience and advanced statistical and computational skills in analysing and interpreting genetic data, and experience of manipulating and analysing large datasets. We would particularly value candidates who have previously worked with genetic data from diverse populations, and a wide knowledge of genetics and experience working with next generation sequencing would also be an advantage
   
Text: Research Associate in Statistical Genetics, - Ref:1738401 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Psychiatry Specific unit / Sub department Mental Health Neuroscience Department Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We are seeking a Research Associate in Statistical Genetics. The goal of the project is to investigate the genetic architecture of complex traits across diverse populations. The project involves a genome-wide association study of depression in individuals with non-European ancestry. The study will also involve modelling similarities and differences in genetic association patterns of biomarkers across diverse populations. The selected candidate will join the Mental Health Neuroscience Research Department in UCL?s Division of Psychiatry and the UCL Genetics Institute, offering a diverse and stimulating research environment with great opportunities for training and career development. The post is funded by the Wellcome Trust for two years in the first instance. Key Requirements Candidates are required to have a PhD or similar experience in statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, population genetics, genetics of human diseases or bioinformatics. Other key requirements include experience and advanced statistical and computational skills in analysing and interpreting genetic data, and experience of manipulating and analysing large datasets. We would particularly value candidates who have previously worked with genetic data from diverse populations, and a wide knowledge of genetics and experience working with next generation sequencing would also be an advantage. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. For further information about this post, please contact Dr Karoline Kuchenb?cker: k.kuchenbaecker@ucl.ac.uk . For queries regarding the application process, please contact Ros Brown: ros.brown@ucl.ac.uk . UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 2 Sep 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date 11th September 2018 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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