NLM Non-Degree Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Columbia University Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) seeks candidates for their postdoctoral fellowship funded by the National Library of Medicine. The fellowship supports 2-3 years for research in the areas of machine learning for healthcare, next-generation clinical decision support, mobile health, translational informatics, and computational biology under the mentorship of one of our faculty.

Eligible candidates for the fellowship are US citizens and residents with an MD or PhD degree.

To apply, send a research statement, a curriculum vitae, a set of no more than 5 relevant publications, and the names of at least three references to NoƩmie Elhadad, Graduate Program Director (

DBMI is a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary department, comprising 45 faculty members and 50 students and postdoctoral fellows. The Department has amassed a large, diverse research portfolio, breaking new ground in several areas of informatics research. Its mission is to improve the health of the population and to make biomedical discoveries using information and computational techniques. It runs a diverse portfolio of clinical applications for New York-Presbyterian Hospital, including a 5-million-patient, 12,000-user electronic health record and a number of vendor products. The Department is known for its work on informatics to support clinical care and clinical research, observational research, medical language processing, and translational bioinformatics.