• Job Title: Post Doctoral Scholar
  • Job ID: 459556
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: Ophthalmology
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Term
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $52,704.00
  • Salary Range Max: $55,596.00

Position summary

Post Doctoral Scholar (Job Opening 459556) - Post Doctoral Scholar to pursue specialized research training and experience under the guidance of a scientific mentor in a research laboratory within the Departments of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Informatics; collaborates, designs and conducts research on large-scale genetic data analysis, genetic risk prediction, and implementation of methods utilizing machine learning/artifical intelligence for complex human diseases, such as glaucoma and Alzheimer?s disease, under the guidance of Dr. Xiaoyi 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, computer science or related program required; strong quantitative skills preferred and proficiency in Linux/Unix system; Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.