The Schrodi lab is dynamic, innovative laboratory focused on the development of new statistical and computational methods for analyzing genomic data and implementing these methods to discover novel disease-susceptibility regions. The laboratory is newly developed and located within the Department of Medical Genetics within the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will conduct computational and statistical studies on the genomics related human disease; The selected candidate will have their choice of either concentrating on 1) theoretical disease genetics models and the development of novel statistical genetics methods or 2) detailed analyses of large-scale genomic data related to inflammatory and metabolic diseases. The successful candidate will interact closely with the Principal Investigator and other members of the to play a critically important role in studies within the laboratory. A two year position is preferred.