Postdoctoral Research Scientist (Machine Learning)

A Postdoctoral Research Scientist position is immediately available in the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.  The Postdoctoral Research Scientist will carry out research in the Elhadad Lab and will lead a project in machine learning for health and healthcare on the topic of data-powered women’s health and learning from observational health data.  


  1. PhD in an area of Computer Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics with strong expertise in machine learning
  2. Track record of successful research
  3. Interest in the clinical and medical domain
  4. Ability to work in a highly collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment.

Experience with machine learning for healthcare is an advantage, but not required.

Additional Information:
The position has multiple collaboration opportunities in data science and medicine, opportunities for teaching and mentoring students, and access to clinical data from our medical center, and access to the Observational Health Data Sciences (OHDSI) network.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, example of publications relevant to this position and three letters of referenced to the following website: Columbia University Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS).  Quick link; requisition number – 00001252.

For questions, please contact Noémie Elhadad:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.