Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
Mar 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Molecular Biology - 23300

Position Summary
The Donia and Wingreen labs in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University are offering a joint appointment for a postdoctoral scholar in computational biology and bioinformatics. The scholar, with a recently completed Ph.D., will lead efforts to perform computational analyses on human microbiome data, including taxonomical and functional classifications. We offer a stimulating intellectual environment, including strength in both theory and experiment, with excellent opportunities for independence and career development.

Postdocs are hired for one year with the expectation of reappointment pending satisfactory performance, typically for a total of three years. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials must be received by Oct. 15, 2016.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Essential Qualifications
A PhD in a related field along with proficiency in programming is required (e.g. Python, Matlab, R).

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title

Job Function
Regular Professional Research
RR 040
Standard Hours

Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Other Document 1
Proposed Start Date

End Date, if a Term Appointment

Comments related to end date:
Postdocs are hired for one year with the expectation of reappointment pending satisfactory performance
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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