Post-doctoral Fellow - Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences






We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to join our team at Case Western Reserve University in the Clinical Application and STatistical LEarning (CASTLE) Lab led by Dr. Ming Wang. The position is available immediately and will be focused on statistical method development and collaborative work in biomedical and human health research. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in statistics, biostatistics, (applied) mathematics, data science, computer science or other quantitative analytical fields, and have experience and/or interest in longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, causal inference, biomarker identification, data integration, risk prediction, or large-scale data analysis. Familiarity with programming/scripting in R, Python, high-performance and parallel computing is preferred. The successful candidate will have the opportunity for independent research that aligns with Dr. Wang’s activities, and will also be engaged to work in the following areas:

  • Statistical methods of longitudinal data and survival outcome analysis and their joint modeling 
  • Statistical methods of causal inference, data integration using large-scale observation studies
  • Computational methods for analyzing and identifying biomarkers from high-dimensional genomic/genetic/imaging data in case-control, prospective cohort or other clinical studies 
  • Methods development and collaborative research using electronic health record data and other big data in cancer, cardiovascular, kidney and neurodegenerative diseases for decision making and value-based care research
  • Software packages and website toolbox establishment for research purpose and clinical practice


The Department of Population & Quantitative Health Sciences (DPQHS) at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine ( provides a strong and supportive intellectual environment for post-doctoral trainees. The successful applicant will have access to multiple projects on methodology development and collaborations working with researchers from DPQHS, the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCCC), Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (CADRC) and Cleveland Clinics Foundation (CCF).


The postdoctoral stipend will be commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please see the following link for a summary of benefits ( ). Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, and genetics. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, their C.V., and two letters of recommendation to the email below. All materials should be sent to:


Ming Wang, PhD

Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine 

Robbins Building 240C

Cleveland, Ohio 44106-4945 Email: Phone: (216) 368-5745