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The Assistant Academic Research Scientist will work on and help initiate research studies on the genetic basis of cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial disorders. The successful applicant may fulfill roles including: study design, data analysis of genomic and/or phenotypic data, study coordination, maintaining regulatory documentation (MTAs, etc.); training of students and trainees, management of data and compliance with public repositories, writing of manuscripts and grants. Previous experience with exome or genome sequencing, GWAS, or other genetic analyses, coding experience in R or python and command-line or AWS interfaces, and software tools for genetic analyses (e.g. PLINK) are preferred. The successful candidate will have strong scientific writing ability and oral communication skills and be able to work independently and with trainees.
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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