Applicants to this program generally are of three types: (1) predoctoral students who seek doctoral training in biostatistics, statistics, or computer science with a strong emphasis in genetics, (2) predoctoral students who seek doctoral training in human genetics or biology with a strong emphasis in biostatistics or computer science, and (3) postdoctoral students with PhDs in the mathematical or biological sciences who seek training at the interface between statistical and molecular genetics. Applicants may come from the participating departments of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Bioinformatics, from the departments of the other participating faculty in Biological Chemistry, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Internal Medicine, Nutritional Sciences, and Statistics, or from departments not currently identified with the training program.
Applications for training program funding and/or membership are due March 2, 2020, and should include: CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, GRE scores, three letters of recommendation from undergraduate or graduate faculty or research mentors, and a statement of research interests, experience, and training goals. The statement should make clear the interdisciplinary nature of the applicant's interests, the commitment to complete program course requirements, and an explanation of how the program fits with the applicant's career goals.
Applications should be e-mailed or sent directly to:
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Applications must be received by March 2, 2020, to receive full consideration; later submissions will be considered if positions remain.