• Job Title: Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Job ID: 446283
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Term
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $50,004.00
  • Salary Range Max: $52,896.00

Position summary

Post Doctoral Researcher (Job Opening 446283) - Postdoctoral researcher to pursue specialized research training and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor in a research laboratory within the Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; collaborates, designs and conducts research on large-scale genetic data analysis, genetic risk prediction, and implementation of methods utilizing machine learning for complex human diseases, such as glaucoma and Alzheimer’s disease under the guidance of Dr. Raymond Gao; participates in research activities; performs analysis of data and prepares results of research for publication; actively participates in the recruitment and interview of prospective study participants; plans and designs research to test hypotheses; creates stimulus materials and performs testing of human subjects; assists PI with grant proposals to obtain outside funding from state and federal agencies; develops, adopts and implements new laboratory methods.

Education and experience

Ph.D in Statistical Genetics, Biostatistics, Genetic Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, Human Genetics, or related program required; proficiency in Linux/Unix system; strong quantitative skills preferred; Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.