Postdoctoral Position in Psychiatric Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine

Employer: Yale University School of Medicine 

Closing date: 31/12/2017 

Brief position description: Postdoctoral position available in the Division of Human Genetics at Yale Department of Psychiatry. The primary research focus will be to investigate the predisposition to psychiatric disorders and behavioral traits using genome-wide data. Expertise in one of the following areas is required: genetic epidemiology, bioinformatics, statistics, or related fields. Applicants must have, or be about to be awarded, a Ph.D. and/or M.D degree.

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Renato Polimanti ( on projects funded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. Further studies of substance use disorders will be carried out in collaboration with the group of Dr. Joel Gelernter via genome-wide investigations of a deeply-phenotyped cohort including more than 13,000 subjects. Please email your application including a cover letter, a detailed CV, and contact details of 3 referees to 

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Contact name: Renato Polimanti 

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