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Postdoc- Tcheandjieu Lab

Gladstone Institutes
San Francisco, CA
Start date
Jan 26, 2024

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Science/R&D, Research, Laboratory
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Full time
Biotech Bay

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Lab/Area:Tcheandjieu Lab


Postdoctoral position in genomic at the Gladstone Institutes/UCSF
Are you interested in genomic, big data, and working on the most diverse biobanks combining HER and multi-omic approaches to better understand cardiovascular diseases while working in the heart of the Silicon Valley?

The Tcheandjieu lab at the Gladstone Institutes and UCSF is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work in collaboration with Jennifer Lee, MD, PhD, Stanford endocrinologist and molecular epidemiologist with Lee Lab. Dr. Lee is the PI for LEAP at Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow with background in biostatistics, bioinformatics, or molecular epidemiology. A major emphasis of our research program is using genomics to make discoveries with in with a special focus on
underrepresented populations.

The successful applicant will be immersed in cutting-edge population genetic and molecular epidemiology studies of complex traits and diseases using large-scale population biobanks, such as the Million Veteran Program, the UK Biobank, and the AllofUS, to study the complex genetic interplay in cardiometabolic diseases. You will lead end-to-end studies from hypotheses to analysis plans, implementation and pipelining, to methods assessment and result reporting or publication. You will be working with a variety of data types generated by various platforms and technologies (eg, whole genome sequence, GW genotyped/imputed SNPs , RNA-seq, proteomics). Experience with genetic association studies, polygenic risk prediction, Mendelian Randomization, longitudinal designs with repeated measures are recommended. You will have opportunities for methods development, technical writing for grant applications and manuscripts, travel for conferences, meeting presentation and further training to develop your expertise and skill sets.

Required Qualifications:

  • MD or PhD with experience in bioinformatics, statistics, or molecular epidemiology (or similar quantitative fields).
  • Experience with analysis of sequence data, large biological datasets using R, Python, bash, or equivalent.
  • Experience in statistical genetics or incorporating various biological data types is a plus.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV or NIH biosketch
  • Personal statement
  • Contact information for three references

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Gladstone Perks & Benefits

  • People–work with talented, committed, and supportive teammates within an organization that values each member of its community.

  • A meaningful place to grow and learn–whether it’s your professional skills or scientific knowledge, we have the resources and environment to advance either so you can better support Gladstone’s mission to drive a new era of discovery in disease-oriented science and to mentor tomorrow’s leaders in an inspiring and diverse environment.

  • Healthy work/life balance–you are highly engaged and productive at work because you can have time to recharge and enjoy a vibrant life outside of work.

  • Compensation–competitive salary. Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

  • Excellent benefits–generous medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, paid vacation, commuter benefits, access to free shuttle transportation.

​Gladstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other non-job related characteristic. We make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment.


Gladstone is an independent, nonprofit life science research organization located in the epicenter of biomedical and technological innovation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gladstone has created a research model that disrupts how science is done, funds big ideas, and attracts the brightest minds. Gladstone Institutes leads the way for innovative research in the biomedical field. We always seek dedicated and talented individuals to join our team.

Scientists know that using a diversity of approaches is often the most efficient strategy for solving a problem. New and different perspectives engender the very innovation that Gladstone prizes. This is one of the many reasons why we value diversity at Gladstone—be that a diversity of race, culture, religion, mental or physical ability, heritage, age, gender, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Our employees hail from more than 30 countries around the globe and we seek to hire the best and brightest for our diverse team of scientists and administrators. Career opportunities are available in both our administrative offices and our research areas.

Our Benefits
Gladstone offers eligible employees—and their dependents—a comprehensive range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings, and professional development.


  • Health and Retirement
    • A choice of medical plans, flexible spending account, and retirement account options that include employer contributions help you take care of your health and your future.
  • Time Away from Work
    • More than just vacation days, our paid and unpaid leave policies offer flexibility to help you confront different stages of life including maternity and paternity leave, as well as other types of family leave.
  • Professional Development
    • Gladstone encourages employees to seek the skills they need to remain at the forefront of their profession. By supporting professional development workshops and continuing education, Gladstone provides employees with the resources they need to evolve in their role and in their career.
  • Gladstone Cares
    • A specially selected suite of benefits to support you in and out of the workplace. Includes resources for dealing with the many stages of life to specific coverage for family planning, and back-up child or elder care coverage.
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San Francisco
United States

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