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Postdoctoral Research Scholars

The Biomedical Informatics Training Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting for four (4) postdoctoral research scholar in biomedical informatics. Be part of a rich collaborative environment with excellence in the areas of public health informatics, bioinformatics, clinical informatics and translational informatics

Research areas represented by our faculty include:

  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating an integrated set of tools that support causal modeling and discovery of biomedical knowledge from very large and complex biomedical data
  • Addressing gaps in clinically useful evidence on drug-drug interactions
  • Algorithms for predicting hospital readmission
  • Cancer deep phenotype extraction from electronic medical records
  • Deciphering cellular signaling system by deep mining a comprehensive genomic compendium
  • Development and evaluation of a learning electronic medical record system
  • Modeling of infectious disease study information


  • Post-graduate degree (MD or PhD) and training in Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, or a related discipline. US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Ability to independently perform research in one of the above areas of biomedical informatics with mentoring from a faculty member.
  • Ability to write and publish journal articles.

How to apply:

To apply, please go to https://apply.dbmi.pitt.edu/ and complete the online application. You will need to include the following: 

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement - description of your research interests and faculty member(s) you would be interested in working with at Pitt DBMI
  • Contact information for three references
  • One writing sample - preferably a published or accepted paper
  • The application fee will be waived – please contact Toni Porterfield (tls18@pitt.edu)

Current postdoctoral stipend levels can be found at http://www.dbmi.pitt.edu/training-programs/funding.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


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