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Postdoctoral Scholar-Wu/Yu/Xu Lab

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $60,000-$71,952/annually. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See

Application Window

Open date: July 25, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Aug 28, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunities – Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

The Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the University of California, Irvine, is searching for multiple postdoctoral scholars to work on the precision medicine and NIH brain mapping project. This position is funded by grants awarded by NIH and NSF.


Individual(s) who are hired will work jointly with several Principal Investigators from three different departments at UC Irvine. The chosen candidate(s) will work on topics related to data analysis, statistical methods, and computational tools development for precision medicine (integrative analysis of genome-wide sequencing/omics data related to lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other complex diseases, and predictive model building for genetic risk prediction etc.), and an NIH brain mapping project that uses single-cell multi-omics to understand the molecular features and cellular networks of aging, AD and other disorders.

  • We seek applicants with PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related discipline.
  • Candidates must have solid training and a background in Statistics/Machine Learning.
  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must have demonstrated communication skills and ability to convey information with members of interdisciplinary research team.

More specific information about the research can be found here:

Postdoctoral level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and previous work experience. Initial appointments are for a minimum of two years; renewal is dependent on availability of funding and job performance.

TO APPLY: Please access UCI’s RECRUIT website located at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

  1. Updated CV
  2. Cover Letter, including background information and professional goals
  3. Research Statement
  4. Statement of Inclusive Excellence
  5. Names and Contact Information of Three References (names only)


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology, or related field required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information only, please

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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA