Post-Doctoral Research Training in Genetic Epidemiology

Washington University is among the world’s premier biomedical research institutions, with strong research programs in statistical genetics and cardiovascular genetic epidemiology. This training program provides opportunities for working with world class mentors. Additional opportunities are available through the Genome Institute, Institute for Public Health, Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, Institute for Informatics (I2),  the Siteman Cancer Center, and the Alzheimer Disease Research Center, among others.

Position requirements

Degree: The program is open to PhDs, MDs, and MD/PhDs.

Background: Quantitative sciences, cardiovascular sciences, or experience in statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology

Citizenship: Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or noncitizen national of the U.S.

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with a statement of research interests, CV, and two letters of recommendation to: Dr. D.C. Rao, Program Director, Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, 660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8067, St. Louis, MO 63110-1093 or email to

D.C. Rao
Principal Investigator/Program Director

Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI
Program Co-Director/MPI

Victor Davila-Roman
Program Associate Director

Lei Liu, Ph.D.
Program Associate Director

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