Post-Doctoral Researcher Position

Division of Health Informatics

The Division of Health Informatics in the Department of Healthcare Policy & Research at Weill Cornell Medical College is inviting applications for a post-doctoral researcher position. Specific areas of research and development interests for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Mobile health and participatory technologies
  • Data mining and machine learning methods
  • Electronic health records, biomedical ontologies and terminology standards

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent in biomedical informatics, computer science, health information technology, or a related field. Applicant will have a record of significant research accomplishments as evidenced by work experience and publications in top-tier journals and conferences in informatics and computer sciences. Strong working experience with mobile health, data analytics, biomedical ontologies or electronic health records, and programming with Java, Python, R, MATLAB and/or SAS is required. Additionally, working knowledge of big data technologies and tools (e.g., Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark) is highly desirable. Strong curriculum and experience with mobile apps development, database and web systems, and/or literature mining will be an added advantage. The successful candidate will also have a track record of interdisciplinary work, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting their research interests and career goals in health informatics, and a curriculum vita to:

Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Health Informatics
Department of Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
425 East 61st Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10065

Weill Cornell Medicine and the Department of Healthcare Policy & Research are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We ensure all employment activities are conducted in a fair and equal fashion, without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, status as a domestic violence victim, individual with a disability, citizenship, protected veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.


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