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Postdoctoral Scholar-Zhang Research Group

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $64,480 - $77,327. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s):

Application Window

Open date: April 24, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Jun 10, 2024 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: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024 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, invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Biostatistics/Statistics/Bioinformatics/Computer Science


This position involves developing and applying statistical and machine learning methods for high-dimensional data analysis, causal inference, and data integration.

  • We seek applicants with PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related field.
  • Candidates must have solid training and a background in Statistics/Machine Learning.
  • Must have previous experience in large data analysis in Unix.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in programming in R, Python, Matlab or C++ .
  • Advanced ability to conduct collaborative research with the research team and communication skills with ability to provide analysis of results to PI and other members of research team.

The work includes methodological research and collaborations with researchers in biomedical discipline(s).

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 work performance,

TO APPLY: Please log onto 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 Biostatistics, Statistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field

Application Requirements

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

Contact information only please

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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination 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