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NOTE: Applications are currently being accepted. 

Candidates need to have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD degree, strong quantitative skills and an interest in a career in genetics research. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

  • A recent Curriculum Vitae including previous research experience, both didactic and practical.
  • A personal statement describing the reason for seeking postdoctoral research training, specific research interests, and career plans.
  • At least three letters of recommendation, including one either from the doctoral committee chair/advisor or past and current supervisors. The recommendation letters should address the applicant's interest and/or ability in four areas: computation, genome, cancer, and epidemiology, and the applicant's abilities of becoming an independent researcher in these areas. Signed letters of reference may be sent as PDF files.
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency (green card).

Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

Please address the letters to:

Robert C. Elston, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Wolstein Research Building
2103 Cornell Road, Rm 1300
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7281

Please email your application materials to:

Damian Junk, PhD
Training & Education Program Manager

Program Directors

Robert C. Elston, PhD

Program Director: Robert C. Elston, PhD
Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Associate Director: Li Li, MD, PhD
Professor, Family Medicine