Postdoctoral Position at Yale University: The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Yale University is seeking a motivated and creative postdoctoral researcher to join the research group led by Prof. Purushottam Dixit. The group focuses on developing machine learning methods to address challenges in cell signaling, cellular metabolism, and microbial ecology. The position is funded by the prestigious NIH Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (MIRA) and offers a competitive salary of $65,000 per year, along with generous health benefits and dedicated funds for academic travel. The ideal candidate will have a background in computational modeling, machine learning, and experience in computational biology/biophysics. Strong preference will be given to candidates with expertise in modeling -omics data.
|Job Title||Postdoctoral Position|
|Research Area||Computational Biology, Biophysics|
|Location||Yale University, Department of Biomedical Engineering|
|Eligibility/Qualification||Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Biophysics, or related fields|
|Experience in computational modeling,|
|machine learning, and -omics data|
|How to Apply||Email applications to Prof. Purushottam Dixit (email@example.com)|
|Last Date for Apply||Rolling applications, open until the position is filled|
Job Description: The selected postdoctoral researcher will join the research group of Prof. Purushottam Dixit at Yale University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. The group comprises computational biologists, bioengineers, and biophysicists working on diverse projects related to cell signaling, cellular metabolism, and microbial ecology. The research is supported by the prestigious NIH Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (MIRA). The successful candidate will contribute to the development of machine learning methods that integrate biophysical and mechanistic models with high-dimensional -omics data, aiming to gain a deeper understanding of biological variability. The research group collaborates with industry partners and experimental labs, offering ample opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations.
How to Apply: Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications directly to Prof. Purushottam Dixit via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application package should include the following:
- Motivation statement detailing past research experience, research interest, and career plans
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Contact details of at least two letter writers
Last Date for Apply: Rolling applications, open until the position is filled
For more information about the research interests and recent publications of the group, please visit the following links:
About the University: Yale University is a prestigious Ivy League institution renowned for its world-class research programs across various scientific fields. Located within the Northeast corridor, Yale benefits from its proximity to major cities like New York and Boston, facilitating collaborations with leading institutes. The main campus hosts the Department of Biomedical Engineering, while the Systems Biology Institute at the West Campus also serves as a hub for research activities.
Group Ethics: The research group led by Prof. Purushottam Dixit promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of scientific research. They recognize and value individuals with diverse identities, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, age, socioeconomic status, religion, and disability. The group fosters an inclusive, transparent, and respectful atmosphere that encourages learning and collaboration among all members.