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Position TitlePostdoctoral Research Position in Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Company Information

The Department of Biostatistics ( offers an exceptional environment to pursue research and education in biostatistics while being at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide. Our faculty are leaders in the development of methods for the design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies, missing data, causal inference, precision health, network analysis, computational and systems biology, microbiome analysis, statistical genetics and genomics, neurostatistics, and environmental statistics. Our innovative approaches to the analysis of massive health-related data are strengthened by a deep foundation in theory and application. Our unique and diverse community provides unparalleled collaborative opportunities with academic departments across Harvard, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and other world-class Harvard affiliated hospitals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in statistical genetics and genomics is available at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. This position involves developing and applying statistical and computational methods for analysis of high-throughput genetic and genomic data, including Whole Genome Sequencing association studies, integrative analysis of genetic and genomic data high-dimensional phenotype analysis, and genome-wide epigenetic association studies. We seek an individual with strong statistical, computing and genetic backgrounds and who has expertise in statistical and computational methods for big data, statistical genetics and genomics. The work will involve both methodological research with department faculty and collaboration with subject matter researchers.

Position Qualifications

Ph.D. in a quantitative field, e.g., statistics or biostatistics, computer sciences, strong quantitative research background, statistical and programming proficiency, strong genetic knowledge, as well as good written and oral communication skills.