Postdoctoral Fellow

Category: Research
Job ID: R-58611
Employment Type: Full time
Location: China – Shanghai
Posted Date: June 24, 2018

Amgen is a leading global biotechnology company, with a mission to serve patients around the world. As a science-based, patient-focused organization, we discover and develop innovative therapies to treat serious illnesses. Our medicines have made a dramatic difference in the lives of millions. To underpin our commitment to serve patients in China, Amgen is now establishing a Research and Development facility in Shanghai. The Amgen Shanghai facility have estabolished the stat-of-the-art bioinformatics analysis pipelines and biology laboratories with the aim to discover and develop valuable drug targets and biomarkers in support of clinical programs.

Amgen China Post-doc Station is an Independent Postdoc Work Station certified by Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security (HR&SS).

Amgen Asia R&D bioinformatics team is looking for a postdoc dedicated to innovative bioinformatics research. This position will be expected to develop models using cutting-edge techniques, including machine learning and deep learning, to investigate targets related to disease susceptibility and outcome. The candidate is expected to work in a highly matrixed environment and drive scientific and technical innovation collaboratively with other members of the group, as well as with the external academic PIs.

Requirements:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, computer science or other related fields.
  • Proficient in programming languages (e.g. R, python).
  • Knowledge of machine learning or deep learning is a plus.
  • Knowledge of oncology, cardiovascular disease or next-generation sequencing is a plus.
  • Scientific writing and communication skills in English.

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