Postdoctoral positions are available for eligible candidates
with training in statistical genetics/statistics,
programming/machine learning, data science and statistics.
- Our laboratory focuses on genomic studies of cardiovascular
traits and implementation of genomics into clinical practice.
- The approaches we use include; genome and exome-wide
association studies using high-density SNP arrays (common variants
as well as rare variants), whole exome/genome sequencing in
families with cardiovascular disease, Phenome wide association
studies (PheWAS), variant annotation and electronic phenotyping
- Our laboratory is part of a large-scale translational genomics
initiative, the eMERGE network (http://www.gwas.net) established by the
National Human Genome Research Institute and has access to large
genotyping and sequencing datasets.
- The candidate should be able to analyze such data and have a
Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in biostatistics,
statistics/statistical genetics or data science.
- The candidate is expected to gain cross-disciplinary training
in statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, bioinformatics and
A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position
intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals
will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal
investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential
for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed
publications and should become competitive for national research
grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term
Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student
Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.
The following is required for completeness of application:
- Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
- Official transcripts directly from the school, or a letter from
the registrar's office stating that the requirements of your degree
have been met. This needs to be on letterhead and come directly
from the school.
Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three
letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an
Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a
field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is
appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one
prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
Candidate should have demonstrated abilities performing
statistical genetics analyses (GWAS/PheWAS/etc), and coding ability
using one or more statistical programing languages (R/SA/etc).
Experience with machine learning or artificial intelligence is
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