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Nemours is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow – Research
to join our team in Wilmington, DE.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC’s Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

Primary Function

The Postdoctoral Fellow will design and conduct original research for both internally and externally funded projects of interest to the Bioinformatics Laboratory. With the guidance from the Associate Director of Bioinformatics and in collaboration/coordination with the Director of Bioinformatics, the Postdoctoral Fellow is able to and encouraged to apply as Principal Investigator for externally funded grants. In addition, the Postdoctoral Fellow may assist with routine laboratory management work as requested by the Laboratory Head.

Essential Functions

Develop, implement and maintain computational pipelines for analyzing large-scale omic data sets.

Analyze data, produce oral and written reports, and participate in team meetings at which work will be discussed and planned.

Assist the Associate Director and Director in the preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals.

Develop independent research and publications consistent with the core laboratory focus.

* Needs to have experience with HPC or cloud developing bioinformatics pipelines for „omics“ data sets.
* Postgraduate (6+ years of formal training/education beyond high school; e.g., PhD, MD, JD).

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique „Bridge to a Healthy Future“ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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