University of Chicago

Post-Doctoral and Research Associate Positions in Interdisciplinary Program in Common Disease Genetics

Several positions are available to work with faculty in the Departments of Human Genetics and Statistics on projects related to the mapping and positional cloning of genes for common, complex human diseases such as asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stuttering.

Applicants interested in a positional cloning laboratory project must have relevant background in molecular genetics and bioinformatics; applicants interested in a project on development of methods or data analysis must have relevant background in statistics or quantitative genetics.

Applicants will also have the opportunity to combine both laboratory and quantitative/analytic projects. Faculty sponsors are Nancy Cox and Carole Ober in the Department of Human Genetics, and Mary Sara McPeek and Dan Nicolae in the Department of Statistics.

Applicants should e-mail their curriculum vitae and a cover letter, including the names of two references, to (please put post-doc in the subject line)