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Post Doc Computational

Requisition Details

Requisition Information

Requisition Title Post Doc Computational
Requisition Number 01291-R

Opening Information

Job Status Full Time
Position Category Post Doctoral
Education Required Graduate Degree
Experience Required 1 - 3 Years
Position Description

Professor McCombie is seeking highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellows in Statistical Genomics and Human Genetics for his group at the Stanley Institute of Cognitive Genomics, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The Stanley Institute of Cognitive Genomics is a multidisciplinary organization using genomics, computational biology and clinical knowledge to understand the genetic and pathogenesis of complex mental diseases. In particular, Professor McCombie’s group is applying the latest high through put exome and genome sequencing technologies, to identify rare nucleotide and structural variation underlying bipolar disorder, major depression and schizophrenia. The applicant will be expected to integrate with others at the Stanley Institute and analyze family and population based genomic data of neurological and psychiatric diseases.

Position Requirements

Applicants with a PhD in Statistical Genomics, Quantitative Genetics, Biostatistics, Genetic Epidemiology, Statistical Molecular Genetics or a related field with a focus on genetics are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with doctoral degrees in Physics, Statistics and Computer Science with a strong interest in human genetics are also welcome. Interested applicants with a Masters Degree in the fields described above and 3 years’ experience in the statistical analysis of genetic data will also be considered.

The accepted applicant should have strong written and communication skills, and be proficient in
R, MatLab or other statistical programming tools.
Familiarity with UNIX
Computer Programming Languages
QTL Theory
Experimental Design
Experience with Family or large population data sets

To be considered, please apply for this position via the CSHL Careers website:

Position Number 01291-R

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the fields that you are interested in seeking training in at CSHL (check all that apply):
    • Cancer
    • Neuroscience
    • Plant Biology
    • Quantitative Biology
    • Bioinformatics and Genomics
    • Other
    • No Answer
  2. * Please provide the title of your doctoral thesis and the name of your thesis advisor(s). Please refrain from referring to other documents.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please list any previous postdoctoral or residency training experience (if applicable). Please refrain from referring to other documents.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please list in chronological order any graduate or professional schools attended, your degree(s) (eg. PhD, MD, DVM), date the degree was or is expected to be awarded. (Please refrain from referring to other documents)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * If you are authorized to work for all employers in the US on a full time basis, will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment-authorized visa status?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents