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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Samuel Yang

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Yang, Samuel
Department Name: 
Emergency Medicine
How to Submit Application Materials: 

To apply for this position, please send email to Dr. Samuel Yang at

Postdoctoral Scholar position available for highly motivated candidates to join the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine starting in 2019 to develop and translate advanced molecular diagnostic tools and companion data analytics for rapid, broad pathogen characterization.
Salary commensurate with experience.  

Required Qualifications: 
  • Ph.D. degree with microbiology required.
  • Knowledge and experience with various genomic, bioinformatic and biostatistical analysis tools are required.
  • Relevant prior hands-on experience in state-of-the-art methods such as Next Generation Sequencing (RNASeq, etc.) and its data analysis, array-based miRNA/gene expression analysis, and non-coding RNA work will be given preference.
  • Must possess excellent writing and communication skills, a solid record of peer-reviewed publications, commitment to drive scientific projects, motivation for high impact, high quality research, ability to work closely with an interdisciplinary research team.
  • Applicants must be able to learn and develop new skills as required for the studies.
  • Ability to work independently is expected.


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.