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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biostatistics - 51189 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Biostatistics. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

We are looking for a postdoctoral research associate to develop novel statistical methods and applications in the analysis of high dimensional biomedical data. We will provide excellent opportunities to integrate their rigorous training with clinically meaningful applications.

More information on the Department of Biostatistics can be found at https://biostatistics.wustl.edu/.

More information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. degree in biostatistics or statistics.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong background in statistical theories and methods is highly desired.
  • Interest in variable selection, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and causal inference.
  • Outstanding computational ability and communication skills.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.

Applicant Special Instructions

Applicants should send a CV, official transcripts, a research statement and three reference letters to Dr. Liu at lei.liu@wustl.edu.

Lei Liu, Ph.D. Professor, Division of Biostatistics 660 S. Euclid Ave., CB 8067 St. Louis, MO 63110

Email: lei.liu@wustl.edu Website: https://biostatistics.wustl.edu/faculty-staff/908/


This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards. The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biostatistics - 51189

Job ID: 51189

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular