Essential Functions: The Department of Neurology has a clinical study team with 12 members who run over 30 clinical trials and other types of clinical studies annually. Our neurology clinic follows about 11,000 patients with a variety of neurological diseases annually. These have offered highly enriched clinical materials for scientific studies. We aim to expand this clinical research core by acquiring additional talented scientists. The duties are as follows:To provide consultations to clinicians in human genomic studies and statistics.To collaborate with neurologists and analyze NextGen sequencing data collected from patients with dementia, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, peripheral nerve diseases and other neurological orders.To assist and develop specific research projects by collaborating with clinicians, which would allow the candidate to acquire research grants from NIH and other funding agencies.To lead the research team under the supervision of the Department Chair.
Qualifications: PhD degree in genetics and biostatistics with experience in nextgen sequence analysis.Postdoctoral training in biostatistics and human genomics with excellent publications in this area.Sense of teamwork and professional dedication.Independence in work and the ability to conduct research as well as publishing the results.Rank commensurate with credentials.
Internal Number: 76_205446
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.