Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioinformatics – Massachusetts, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioinformatics: Join Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Channing Division of Network Medicine as a postdoctoral fellow to advance research in respiratory diseases, focusing on bioinformatics and integrative genomics. Work under the supervision of Dr. Craig Hersh on NIH-funded projects analyzing RNA-seq data from blood and lung tissue samples in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioinformatics – RNA Sequencing of Chronic Lung Diseases

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Bioinformatics, Integrative Genomics, Chronic Lung Diseases

Location: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


  • PhD in bioinformatics, statistics, genetics, computational biology, or a related quantitative field
  • Strong programming skills in R/Bioconductor
  • Experience in analyzing RNA-sequencing or other -omic data
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams

Job Description:

  • Analyze RNA-seq data from blood and lung tissue samples in COPD and IPF
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members on NIH-funded projects
  • Work with large datasets and apply bioinformatics and statistical methods
  • Conduct analysis using R/Bioconductor
  • Document research findings and adhere to reproducible research standards
  • Communicate research findings through presentations and publications
  • Mentor junior team members

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV, and contact information for two references to Craig Hersh, MD, MPH, at

Last Date for Apply: Rolling basis until position is filled, available immediately.

Additional Information:

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and part of Mass General Brigham.
  • BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion.
  • Employment offer is contingent upon satisfactory reference checks, criminal background checks, medical clearance, and compliance with institutional policies including vaccination policies.


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