Department:Institute of Ecology and Evolution Rank:Research Assistant Annual Basis:12 Month
Review of Applications Begins July 5, 2019; position open until filled
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Department Summary The Institute of Ecology and Evolution (IE²) facilitates research and graduate education in ecology and evolutionary biology. The Institute fosters a collegial and stimulating intellectual environment for world-class research in molecular evolution, evolutionary genetics, evolution of development, and microbial, population, community, and ecosystems ecology.
Position Summary The Kern and Ralph labs require a scientific programmer to advance their joint research project. The scientific programmer will implement and perform computational population genetic analysis using a combination of existing and to be developed software, including but not limited to machine learning, statistical analysis, and data visualization.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelors degree in statistics, computer science, mathematics, genetics, physics, or a related quantitative field. • Experience programming in python, familiarity with the linux environment and cluster computing.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience with machine learning approaches and implementations such as scikit-learn, tensorflow, keras. • Experience programming in python, R, C, or C++.
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