University of Michigan RESEARCH FELLOW in Ann Arbor, Michigan

How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit an electronic application through this site and submit their (1) CVs; (2) evidence of programming skills; and (3) three reference letters. Send all application materials to Dr. Alex Lam C Tsoi via email: (

Job Summary

Job Summary

We are an expanding research team in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Michigan (U-M) Medical School. We are interested in the genomic basis of complex skin diseases, and have access to large amounts of unique genetic, transcriptomic, epigenetic, and clinical data.

A postdoctoral position is available for an individual interested in

· Developing computational/machine learning approaches for analyzing biological/biomedical data

· Data-mining biomedical information from electronic health records, and integrating with molecular data

· Conducting systems biology researches and analysis for high dimensional data

Required Qualifications*

Candidates should have: (1) a PhD in computer science, biomedical informatics, statistics, computational biology, or a related field; (2) strong programming skills in traditional programming or scripting languages; (3) a strong interest in conducting biomedical research and designing innovative analysis pipelines to study high dimensional data; (4) excellent communication and writing skills, and a commitment to engaging in highly collaborative team science; and (5) a track record of appropriate scientific accomplishments, reflected in peer-reviewed publications.

Desired Qualifications*

Prior experience in conducting research in analyzing medical health records is a strong plus. Research experience in machine learning and/or analyzing genomic data is strongly preferred.

Work Locations

7417A Med Sci I

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

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Work Location

Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Medical School


Dermatology Department

Posting Begin/End Date

8/08/2018 – 8/22/2018

Career Interest

Research Fellows

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