Columbia University Short-Term Casual in New York, New York
Requisition no: 513047
Work Type: Part Time
Location: Campus|Medical Center
Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab),Summer Position
Job Type: Short Term Casual
Hours Per Week: 10
Salary Range: $16.00 per week
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.
- High school degree.
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
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