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The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

Dr. Suzanne Leal's group in the Center for at Columbia University Department of Neurology is looking for a qualified candidate for Postdoctoral research scientist positions. The candidate is expected to work on one or more of the following concentrations:

  1. Developing statistical methods to analyze complex traits, e.g. approaches to detect pleiotropy and interactions using sequence, imputed, family and population-based data.
  2. Developing statistical and computational methods for family and population based genetic association studies.
  3. Analyzing complex traits e.g. late-onset Alzheimer's disease, age-related hearing impairment, tinnitus, lipids, asthma, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. It includes but not limited to data annotation, quality control, and analysis of sequence, microarray, imputed genotype data, and copy number variations.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. or related degree in computational biology, biostatistics/statistics/data science, bioinformatics, epidemiology, computer science, or other computational related fields. Must have excellent working knowledge in one or more programming languages e.g. R, Python or C/C++. Previous experience analyzing large scale genomic data is highly desirable.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly

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