Postdoc, Genetics of Psychiatric Illness, Gelernter Lab, Yale University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral research position is available for a highly motivated graduate student to join a productive research group working on the genetics of psychiatric illness, to work primarily on (a) genetics of posttraumatic stress disorder and many related psychiatric traits in the Million Veteran Program dataset; and (b) substance use disorder genetics including Psychiatric Genomics Consortium projects. Through these and several other current projects, we have access to large datasets including the Million Veteran Program and the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. Other projects include a pharmacogenomics clinical trial taking place in the VA system. The ideal candidate should hold an MD or PhD, and have a strong background in human genetics, including knowledge of genomewide methods, including sequence analysis and population genetics; and comfort with bioinformatics. The candidate should also be able to work cooperatively with peers and bring research to publication. Start date is flexible. Applicants should prefeably have US citizenship or permanent residency. Please send application (including CV and contact information for at least three references) by email to Prof. Joel Gelernter at email@example.com
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and members of minority groups.
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