Post-doctoral position in biostatistics at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York University

Scholarship: Fully funded
Degree: Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open until filled.

Scholarship Description:

NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the world’s preeminent academic medical centres and one of the nation’s leading centres of excellence in health care, biomedical research, and medical education. The Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine was established in 2012 and consists of the core areas of biostatistics, epidemiology, health behaviour change, comparative effectiveness and decision science, behavioural economics and health policy, and medical ethics.

The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with Dr Jiyuan Hu, Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the NYU Biostatistics Resource, to develop statistical, machine learning, and AI approaches to advance the analysis of high-dimensional metagenome/microbiome, DNA-seq, and RNA-seq data from large-scale population studies. The candidate will also work with several research collaborators across the Medical School.

All postdoctoral fellows at NYU School of Medicine are eligible for postdoctoral housing at a reduced rate and health insurance. Health insurance is also available for eligible dependents.

The current research group has two researchers who are primarily focused on developing statistical methods for analysing complex data from ophthalmic research, including electronic medical record data, ocular imaging data, etc. For more information, please visit Dr Jiyuan Hu’s faculty page at or

 Available Subjects:

  • Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Ability to analyze high-dimensional `-omics dataset. 
  • Prior experience in statistical/machine/deep learning, statistical genetics research is highly preferred. 
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) and organizational skills. 
  • Self-motivated and collaborative individuals are encouraged to apply. 

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Dr Jiyuan Hu at [email protected].