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Columbia University Short-Term Casual in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 513047

  • Work Type: Part Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab),Summer Position

  • Job Type: Short Term Casual

  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary

  • Hours Per Week: 10

  • Salary Range: $16.00 per week

Position Summary

The Center for Statistical Genetics at Columbia University, New York has available a position for a undergraduate student who will be responsible for analyzing and developing methods to study a variety of omics data to elucidate the genetic epidemiology of complex traits. These methods will include those to perform fine mapping, detect associations, pleiotropy, and interactions.


Candidate will be involved in developing software to implement these methods and fully evaluate their type I error and power. S/he will apply the methods to study a variety of complex traits which include but not limited to Alzheimer's disease, age-related hearing impairment, tinnitus, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and asthma. Candidate will develop methods to analyze a variety of omics data, use simulations studies to evaluate type I error, and power. Apply the methods to data sets to better understand the etiology of complex traits.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong statistics background

  • Ability to program in C/C++, R or Python

  • Experience in analyzing large scale genetic data

  • Experience in developing methods to analyze omics data

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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