Hospital, Public and Private, Private Industry, Quality Improvement Organization
AncestryDNA is seeking a motivated and talented Genetic Epidemiologist to use phenotype data to harness the value of our existing genetic and pedigree data. Working with a diverse team of population geneticists, computer scientists and statisticians, the Epidemiologist will analyze phenotypes with existing genotype data for over 10 million individuals to help our customers better understand their origins and their connections. The successful candidate will have experience performing association analyses in multiethnic populations and will apply this work to the elucidation of disease risk. Experience working with health phenotypes is preferred.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology with an emphasis in genetics, Public Health, or related field. Postdoctoral or industry experience is encouraged. Master’s degrees with relevant experience will be considered.
Demonstrated experience analyzing phenotype data in large multiethnic genomic datasets
A computational background manipulating large genomic datasets
Experience with phenotype harmonization across multiple studies / centers
Ability to develop and evaluate study-design and analysis results for health phenotypes
Firm knowledge and application of current statistical methods
Experience manipulating and analyzing large datasets in languages such as R or Python in a Linux environment
Experience in one or more of the following areas: linkage studies, gene burden tests, and genetic risk scores in related or unrelated populations and the application to disease risk
Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills for our collaborative and fast-paced team environment
Internal Number: REF2277S
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