Postdoctoral Associate - Health Informatics

The Department of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City is recruiting a postdoctoral associate in its Division of Health Informatics in the field of health data mining and knowledge discovery. With training in health informatics and data science, the Postdoctoral Researcher will focus all research efforts on developing novel data analytics to derive novel insights from diverse health data to advance human disease study. The Postdoctoral Researcher will join a dynamic team of data scientists and clinicians and participate in unique opportunities to apply data analytics for important scientific breakthroughs and to directly impact patients’ lives in a clinical setting.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will work under the supervision of Dr. Chang Su. In addition, there are multiple outstanding faculty, postdoctoral and research staff collaborators in the department and across the institution.

• Develop and apply data analytics, particularly using machine learning, deep learning, and statistic techniques to healthcare data, such as electronic health records (EHR), multi-omics data, medical imaging data, and/or social determinants of health (SDoH) data.
• Develop graph learning algorithms for large-scale biomedical knowledge graph inference.
• Participate in the design and execution of research studies to improve healthcare outcomes and clinical research.
• Collaborate with researchers and faculty members to publish research results in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.
• Communicate research findings to the broader scientific community through conference presentations and other means.
• Assist in the preparation of grant proposals and other funding applications.

• PhD in a health informatics, biomedical informatics, computer science, informatics, biostatistics, or related fields.
• Significant experience in data science techniques (particularly machine learning and deep learning) is required, ideally with published work and/or code available.
• Expertise with programming experience in Python/R/MATLAB.
• Strong communication and presentation skills with fluency in spoken and written English.
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Salary established below per annum commensurate with qualifications experience:

How to apply
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest highlighting their research interests and career goals, curriculum vitae, and names of 3 professional references, directly via email to :
Chang Su (
Department of Population Health Sciences
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status or genetic information.

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