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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Manuel Rivas

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Rivas, Manuel
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Biomedical Data Science
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Two years with opportunity to extend for an additional year.
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

E-mail mrivas at

Rivas Lab is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to work on the genetics of disease progression. This work will be done with datasets from multiple cohorts including the UK Biobank and FinnGen. The research will include novel methods development and application with large disease datasets.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Applicants must have a PhD with expertise in data analysis and human genetics.
  • Priority will be given to applicants with prior training in statistical genetics.
  • Experience with a programming language suitable for computational analysis (e.g. R or Python) is desired.
  • The candidate must be enthusiastic, have extremely strong written and oral communication skills, be highly motivated, intellectually creative, able to work independently, and function well as part of a team.
  • Successful applicants will have a strong track record of research productivity, presentations, and publications.
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Publication records


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.