Postdoctoral and PhD positions in Bioinformatics and Machine Learning

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy
United StatesNEOmaha


Dr. Shibiao Wan’s lab ( at University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) has multiple positions available to work at the intersection of bioinformatics, machine learning and computational biology. The lab is particularly interested in developing and/or applying artificial intelligence, machine learning and/or data science based methods to address cutting-edge topics, including but not limited to, single cell analysis, multi-omics analysis and spatial transcriptomics, and machine learning for intelligent healthcare and precision medicine. Dr. Wan’s lab has established strong collaborations with principal investigators from Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Copenhagen, etc. The candidates will be provided with abundant opportunities of working in interdisciplinary research at UNMC and beyond. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


For applying for postdocs, the ideal candidate should have a PhD degree in a quantitative science like bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, mathematics, automation, informatics, electronic engineering, biology, physics, chemistry, etc. For applying for PhD students, at least a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative science mentioned above should be obtained. Candidates should be a highly motivated problem solver and have strong communication skills. Experience with next-generation sequencing data and bioinformatics tool development is preferred. Candidates with a biological background with quantitative training are also encouraged to apply.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please send an email to Dr. Shibiao Wan ( with your CV. For PhD students, please also provide your official transcripts. For postdocs, a list of at least three references’ contact information and a cover letter containing a brief statement of research experience and future interest should also be included. The official link for the postdoctoral position is here:


Shibiao Wan