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University of Wisconsin–Madison

We seek researchers with strong statistical/computational skills and a demonstrated interest in genetics to join our lab. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Postdoctoral Researchers

We seek a postdoctoral fellow to work on novel statistical methods for non-coding genome annotation and its applications in GWAS and/or WGS-based association analysis. Applicants will be enrolled in genetics studies on complex diseases and are encouraged to work independently on new projects. Postdoctoral applicants are expected to have a PhD in a quantitative field (including but not limited to statistics, biostatistics, and computational biology) and a strong interest in human genetics. Programming skills are highly valued.

To apply, please send the following items to
1. CV
2. Short research statement
3. Writing sample (e.g. one published article or preprint)
4. Contact information for three references

Graduate Students

We can only review applications from students already enrolled in a UW-Madison graduate program. Applicants are expected have strong statistical/computational skills and a demonstrated interest in human genetics. Experience in genetic analysis is not required.

To apply, please send your CV to

Undergraduate Students

Please contact Qiongshi to discuss. Undergraduate applicants should have taken rigorous courses in statistics and/or computer science. A strong interest in biological problems is also required.