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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 common diseases across multiple disease efforts and population cohorts. We will be leveraging genome and exome sequencing data from multi-ethnic populations. Furthermore, we will be developing methods for the analysis of rare variants and their relevance to complex traits.

Required Qualifications: 
  • Applicants must have a PhD with quantitative expertise.
  • 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
  • Cover letter detailing research interests and career goals
  • Contact information for three 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.