1 postdoctoral fellow, 1 bioinformatics analyst and a number of joint PhD students to be recruited at the University of Colorado

Scholarship:  $53,760 – $70,000
Degree:  Master, PhD (or graduate soon) 
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines:  From now until they are filled

Scholarship Description:

The candidate’s work focuses on analyzing newly generated large-scale single-cell mass cytometry (~20 millions single cells) and single-cell RNA-seq datasets from hundreds of human patients with at-risk and established rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and SLE by developing advanced machine learning tools. The candidate will also collaborate with researchers in the NIH funded AMP (Accelerating Medicines Partnership) RA/SLE consortium.

Available Subjects:

Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, or Computer Science

Eligibility criteria:


  • A strong background in statistical machine learning and sequencing data analysis
  • Programming in R/Python in implementing machine learning methods
  • Familiar with single-cell RNA-seq or other single-cell omics data analytical pipeline
  • A track record of scientific productivity and paper publication
  • Ideal candidates in the following areas will be given priority: Single cell transcriptomic and spatial transcriptomic, CyTOF data analysis, statistical method development

Application Procedure:

Send application to Dr. Fan Zhang [email protected]. Title: “Application-Zhang Lab-Your Name”. Combining into one PDF file:

  • Cover letter which addresses job requirements and research interests
  • CV
  • 3 references with name, email, and phone number
  • Links to 1-2 your best papers if applicable
  • Links to 1-2 your code repositories if applicable