Learning and Training

We are looking for talented graduate students (PhD or Masters) and postdoctoral fellows to join our team and work on the CIHR funded multi-omics of osteoarthritis project. Research experience on multi-omics integrative analysis and experience in musculoskeletal research would be an asset. Please contact us if you are interested.

Current posting:

Postdoctoral genetic epidemiologist position

Posting date: March 15, 2024

Closing date: until the position is filled

Starting date: September 2024, or negotiated

Employment period: two years

Job Description

Professor Guangju Zhai at Memorial University of Newfoundland https://www.med.mun.ca/medicine/home.aspx has an opening for an enthusiastic postdoctoral genetic epidemiologist to work on multi-omics study of osteoarthritis and other common disorders.  

Essential Functions:

·         Design of analytic methods for multi-omics integrative data analysis.

·         Application of statistical methods and bioinformatic tools to multi omics studies of osteoarthritis and other common disorders.

·         Preparation of manuscripts for peer reviewed publications.

·         Presentation of research at scientific meetings.

·         Engagement of grant application process.


Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, biostatistics, or bioinformatics, as well as expertise in statistical programming. Research experience in multi-omics integrative analysis is strongly preferred and experience in musculoskeletal research is an asset.

Application Process

Please send a cover letter, CV, and the names of three referees to Dr. Guangju Zhai at gzhai@mun.ca.