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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 12/29/2021
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department SPH-Biostatistics
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department within the School of Public Health.  Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for the design and development of research projects, data processing and analysis.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Works on NIH-funded research programs to advance analysis of single-cell transcriptomes.
  • Takes the lead in the design and development of research projects, data processing, statistical/computational analysis, etc.
  • Responsible for scientific writing and present results at internal meetings and international conferences.
  • Assists in the training and supervision of students.
  • Contributes and creates a healthy and inclusive group atmosphere by working collaboratively with all team members.   

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary $53,760 - $60,780
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • A PhD degree in a related field (statistics, biostatistics, computer science, machine learning, mathematics, bioinformatics, computational biology, etc.)
  • A publication record of at least two first-author (including co-first author) papers/preprints are required at the time of application.  
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong programming skills: (e.g., R, Python,  C/C, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English                  
  • Enthusiasm for statistical/computational genomics
  • Strong quantitative background (statistical modeling, machine learning, etc.) or extensive computational genomics experiences (high-throughput sequencing data analysis, bioinformatic applications, etc.) 
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.

Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST3999
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
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