Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Biology

Date Created: August 12, 2020 - 3:26pm

Position Summary

The Elemento Lab at the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine invites applications from highly motivated candidates for a postdoctoral position working on cutting-edge computational biology research.

We are looking for computational scientists to work on exciting research projects involving prostate cancer biology within the Prostate Cancer SPORE and in close collaboration with basic scientists and clinician scientists. The postdoctoral candidate is expected to exhibit resourcefulness and independence, developing new statistical models of high-dimensional data and implementing computational pipelines.



Ph.D. level degree in the quantitative sciences.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Expertise in scientific programming, e.g. C, C++, Python, or R. Proficiency working in a Linux environment, with large data sets, computer clusters, and databases.
  • Research publications in computational biology, machine learning or physics. The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with next-gen DNA sequencing data and/or cancer biology.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral.

To Apply: 

Please send cover letter and CV to Theresa MacDonald, Email:

Weill Cornell Medicine Elemento Lab 413 E 69th St., Room 1404 New York, NY 10021 Phone: (646) 962-7604