Postdoctoral Research Position in Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in statistical genetics and genomics is available at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. This position involves developing and applying statistical and computational methods for analysis of high-throughput genetic and genomic data, including Whole Genome Sequencing association studies, integrative analysis of genetic and genomic data high-dimensional phenotype analysis, and genome-wide epigenetic association studies. We seek an individual with strong statistical, computing and genetic backgrounds and who has expertise in statistical and computational methods for big data, statistical genetics and genomics. The work will involve both methodological research with department faculty and collaboration with subject matter researchers.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in a quantitative field, e.g., statistics or biostatistics, computer sciences, strong quantitative research background, statistical and programming proficiency, strong genetic knowledge, as well as good written and oral communication skills.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Administrative questions regarding this position can be sent to Susan Luvisi at

Scientific questions regarding this position can be sent to Xihong Lin at

Contact Information

Susan Luvisi

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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