Open Positions

The Center for Precision Medicine periodically seeks candidates for faculty, staff, post-doctoral, student, and internship positions. Please see the individual sections below for current opportunities.

VUMC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Please contact cynthia.c.williams@vumc.org for more information regarding available positions in the Center for Precision Medicine.

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  • Vanderbilt Genomic Medicine Training Program - Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

    Posted December 2021

    The Vanderbilt Genomic Medicine (VGM) Training Program is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 postdoctoral fellowship. VGM includes a major focus in pharmacogenomics, precision phenotyping, medical informatics, and disease-based genomics. For more information, please click here.

    The program has 32 highly collaborative and well-funded faculty preceptors who team up to provide both basic and clinical research training opportunities to both Ph.D.-level and M.D.-level postdoctoral fellows. Trainees will participate in rotations, internships, seminars, journal clubs, and retreats and interact with other trainees and faculty. In addition, trainees will receive RCR training, high-standard Individual Development Plans (IDP), and the Career Development Programs. 

    Requirements 

    Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine, or a related field. Some experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, and/or Genetics is recommended, but not required. 

    Submissions should reference the program name in the subject line of the email.

    Anyone interested in being considered must submit the following (in PDF format) to Cynthia C. Williams, Program Manager in the Center for Precision Medicine (CPM), at cynthia.c.williams@vumc.org:

    1. CV or NIH biosketch

    2. Letter of recommendation

    3. 1-Page personal research statement

    4. Unoffical transcripts


    The Wei Lab – Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in High-Throughput EHR Phenotyping

    Posted March 2021

    The Wei Lab in the Center for Precision Medicine was founded to enable better research through better electronic health record (EHR) based phenotyping. Wei-Qi Wei, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics, is looking to recruit talented postdoctoral researchers with a passion for science to support numerous National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants in the area of EHR phenotyping, natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, PheWAS, and Pharmacogenomics research.

    Under Vanderbilt's Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office, the program will provide RCR training, high-standard Individual Development Plans (IDP), and the Career Development Programs. 

    Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical informatics, medicine or a related field. Programming skills are required. A background in mathematics, computer science, biostatistics, biomedical informatics, medicine, and/or genetics is preferred but not required. 

    Positions are available immediately. Applications will be evaluated as they are received. To apply, please send an email to Drs. Wei-Qi Wei (wei-qi.wei@vumc.org) and Henry Ong (henry.h.ong@vumc.org) with your statement of purpose (1 or 2 paragraphs), full CV, and contact information for three references.