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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Kavita Sarin

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Sarin, Kavita
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Two years
Appointment Start Date: 
As soon as possible
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Please submit application materials to Averley Mayo at

The Sarin Lab has an open two-year postdoctoral research opportunity for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to conduct translational research in the areas of cutaneous oncology, genomics, precision medicine, and genetic epidemiology. 

The candidate will have access to an amazing set of whole genome sequencing data from individuals with inherited skin cancer risk. They will perform whole genome sequencing analysis, clinical epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, and write manuscripts. They may also have the opportunity to participate in machine learning and clinical epidemiology projects based on their interest. Candidates with M.D. degrees will also have the ability to participate in clinical trials. Candidate must be independent, proactive, team-players with robust computational, genetics and communication skills.

The fellow will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians, statisticians, bioinformaticians and clinical researchers. The postdoc will be located at the Stanford School of Medicine although we are open to consider remote work during this time.

Required Qualifications: 
  • The ideal candidate will be interested in an academic research career in dermatology or related to precision medicine, genetics, or cutaneous oncology
  • Must possess strong statistical and bioinformatics skills
  • M.D. or Ph.D. degree required
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skill
  • Familiarity with genetics, cancer genetics, genetic epidemiology
Required Application Materials: 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Writing example (i.e. published lead-author manuscript)
  • Names of two references


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.