Postdoctoral Research Assistant (TUC)

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Work type: Auxiliary, Staff
Location: Northridge
Categories: Excluded, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

About The University Corporation

The University Corporation is a non-profit auxiliary corporation providing commercial and administrative services to California State University, Northridge. Our mission is to provide services and solutions that address the needs of California State University, Northridge; to support the academic, research and creative endeavors of its students, faculty and staff; and to enhance the quality of campus life.

Major Duties

Under general supervision, the Postdoctoral Scholar performs research activities associated with project “Characterizing Human-Pathogen Interactions and Natural Selection with Ancient DNA,” funded by an R35 NIH grant (R35GM142939). The incumbent performs computational and statistical analyses with genomic data writes reports and manuscripts for publication, attends professional meetings, and mentor students in the Amorim Lab.

  • Performs computational and statistical analyses with genomic data.
  • Writes reports, manuscripts for publication, and present research at professional meetings.
  • Mentors and trains undergraduate/MS students in computational biology methods.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • Applicants must have a PhD in Genetics, Biological Anthropology, Computer Sciences, Statistics, Mathematics, or a closely related discipline at time of appointment.
  • Experience with ancient DNA (aDNA) is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Must be proficient in at least one programmer language (e.g., Python, C++, Perl, etc.)
  • Must be familiar with genomic data analysis and/or population genetics.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Classification: 2351 / Research Fellow
  • The anticipated hiring salary: $62,400 per year 
  • HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday.
  • TEMP: This is a Temporary-renewable position. Contract is renewed on a yearly basis, upon satisfactory performance. Funding is guaranteed for five years.


General Information


Per CSUN/TUC Mandate, candidate will be required to show proof of COVID 19 vaccination including booster.  


How to Apply

Please complete the on-line application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.


Application Screening begins February 22, 2022 and will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above.

Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.


For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.

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