Education & Employment Opportunities


If you would like to study complex diseases with the latest technology, then the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research may be the right place for you. We continue to build our research team by recruiting bright and energetic individuals. This portion of the website contains information for individuals that are considering the Genomics Center as a place to contribute their work, or perhaps as a place to complete an educational program such as a postdoctoral fellowship. As new opportunities arise, announcements will be posted below.

Current employment opportunities

.Position Available: Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Genetics


Wake Forest School of Medicine


Winston-Salem, NC


Duties and responsibilities:


The Center for Diabetes Research at Wake Forest School of Medicine has multiple extramurally supported studies of the genetics of type 2 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors in diverse populations. Projects include genome wide association, linkage, exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing,  and exome chip studies. The successful candidate will participate in analytical and/or laboratory components of these research projects and follow up results using a range of bioinformatics and potentially functional analysis under the supervision of faculty members. His/her major duties will include genotyping and DNA sequencing using a range of platforms and genetic data analysis using existing genetic software, statistical data analysis including modeling using SAS, R and/or other programming tools. A primary role will be contributing to the design, implementation and subsequent manuscript preparation of research projects.


Position qualifications:


PhD degree in biological sciences, genetics, statistical genetics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics or related fields. Laboratory experiences in molecular genetics and/or skill and experience in genetic and bioinformatics data analysis, statistical packages such as SAS, R, programming skill and use of UNIX are desirable.




Donald W. Bowden, Ph.D., Director, Center for Diabetes Research, Professor of Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research, Email:



Current educational opportunities

There are no educational announcements available for posting to the website at this time.  Please contact us with any questions.

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