Postdoctoral fellow

Job Location
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
Stipends are determined according to the number of years of postdoctoral experience.

Excellent computational facilities and resources for the rapid achievement of research goals are available.


Job Description

The Computational Biology Branch of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), is seeking a postdoctoral candidate to perform research in a multidisciplinary field including pharmacogenomics, bioinformatics and cheminformatics.

Applicants for Fellowship positions need not be U.S. citizens.  Appointments are made either within the NIH Intramural Research Training Award Program or within the Visiting Fellows Program of the National Institutes of Health ( 


Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, with strong backgrounds in biology, genomics, chemistry, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related fields. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong interest and research experience in designing and developing novel computational methods for integrating large scale chemical biology and genomic data, and making inferences through data mining public biomedical information in support of health and disease study. Strong computer programming skills with C, C++, SQL, or other script languages are required. Applicants should have 5 years or less of postdoctoral experience.

How to Apply

Please email a copy of curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: Yanli Wang, Ph.D. at



About Our Organization

The NCBI is located in the National Library of Medicine, a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).The NCBI performs research in computational biology and chemistry, and creates and maintains information systems and computational tools for the biomedical research community. HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. THE NIH IS DEDICATED TO BUILDING A DIVERSE COMMUNITY IN ITS TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS

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