Postdoc position open in the Division of Human Genetics at Yale Department of Psychiatry. The primary research focus will be to investigate the predisposition to psychiatric disorders, behavioral traits, and other complex phenotypes using genome-wide data. The applicants must have, or be about to be awarded, a Ph.D. and/or M.D degree, ideally with less than 2 years of postdoctoral experience. Expertise in one of the following areas is required: genetic epidemiology, bioinformatics, statistics, or related fields.
The successful candidate will work with Dr. Renato Polimanti, Assistant Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine (Yale webpage https://bit.ly/2XKa7iu), on projects funded by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, the Global ASPIRE (Advancing Science through Pfizer-Investigator Research Exchange) Program, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorder. Additionally, there will be the possibility to be involved in collaborative studies on data from large GWAS consortia, including the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, the Million Veteran Project, and the UK Biobank.
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