Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2790 18690Position ID: HHMI-POSTDOC [#18690]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Matsen Lab
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Seattle, Washington 98109, United States [map]
Subject Areas: math, statistics, computer science, computational biology
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/10/20, listed until 2022/04/20)
Position Description:    

Interested in using your skills to advance understanding of viral evolution and immunology? We have lots of hard questions and a supportive environment in which you can pivot to biomedical data science, a field full of opportunities in academia and industry. Our group is full of ex-math and ex-physics researchers, so we speak your language. Some current projects: reconstructing and modeling evolutionary histories in the densely-sampled regime (e.g. SARS-CoV-2) integrating measurements and predictions of protein function into models of antibody affinity maturation developing modern machine-learning approaches to Bayesian phylogenetic inference The group is well funded by the NIH and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. To learn more about the Matsen Group, visit https://matsen.fredhutch.org/. Apply for this Postdoc role directly on HHMI's Careers page. If you are attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January, please feel free to get in touch with Dr. Matsen to arrange a meet-up.

The Matsen group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has open postdoc positions to develop and apply new methods for Bayesian phylogenetic inference, as well as to develop new models and methods for analyzing viral and adaptive immune receptor data.

Join a lab: - that provides a collaborative environment with strong statisticians, mathematicians, as well as staff programmers to accelerate your research - with a great track record of placing trainees in tenure-track positions, as well as in industry - with opportunities for advancement for people who want to stay - that is housed in a great central location in the beautiful city of Seattle

We have a number of other positions open, including bioinformatics and project manager positions, so bring your ideas and don't hesitate to get in touch, whatever your career level!

HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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