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Postdoctoral Associate - Yale University - Human Genetics

Yale University/VA Connecticut Healthcare System
New Haven, Connecticut (US)
Postdocs will be paid according to NIH stipend levels for trainees and fellows.
Closing date
Apr 27, 2022

Job Details

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE POSITION for a highly motivated graduate student to join a productive and collaborative research environment at the Yale Psychiatry Division of Human Genetics. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Daniel Levey on projects funded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Yale University, investigating the genetics of depression and anxiety disorders and related psychiatric traits in the VA Million Veteran Program dataset (one of the world’s largest and most informative biobanks) and the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (the largest experiment in the history of biological psychiatry). Additional opportunities will include the analysis of a growing sample in the deeply phenotyped Yale-Penn cohort with available genetics, RNAseq, and epigenetic data. Collaborations with other investigators within the division will be strongly encouraged. Applicants must have or be about to be awarded a Ph.D. and/or M.D. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in human genetics or transcriptomics, including knowledge of genome-wide methods or RNAseq, including GWAS and downstream in-silico analyses and comfort with bioinformatics. The candidate should also be able to work cooperatively with peers at Yale and with many other collaborators nationally and internationally, and bring research to publication. The start date is flexible. Please send your application (including CV and contact information for three references) by email to Dr. Levey at with Postdoctoral Associate in the title.


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