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High-Throughput Electronic Health Record-Based Phenotyping

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Nashville, Tennessee

Position Description:

The Wei Lab ( in the Center for Precision Medicine ( was founded to enable better research through better Electronic Health Record (EHR) based phenotyping. We are looking to recruit talented postdoctoral researchers with a passion for science to support numerous NIH grants in the area of EHR phenotyping, natural language processing, machine learning, PheWAS, and Pharmacogenomics research. Under Vanderbilt’s Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office, the program will provide RCR training, high-standard Individual Development Plans (IDP), and the Career Development programs.

Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical informatics, medicine or a related field. Programming skills are required. A background in Mathematics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Medicine, and/or Genetics is preferred but not required.


To Apply:

Positions are available immediately. Applications will be evaluated as they are received. To apply, please send an email to Drs. Wei-Qi Wei ( and Henry Ong ( with your statement of purpose (1 or 2 paragraphs), full CV, and contact information for 3 references.