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Biomedical Informatics Academic Employment 

DBMI is a new and innovative division seeking to transform data to information through analysis and to make that information available and useful to biomedical and clinical communities. With several recent funded initiatives, we are in the position to impact the science and application of informatics in areas of translational bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, public health informatics, and clinical informatics.

Faculty Positions

DBMI is seeking current and future leaders to direct research and/or develop service programs in the following areas, as well as to teach in our training programs:

  • Clinical informatics
  • Clinical research informatics
  • Biomedical data modeling and ontologies
  • Biomedical natural language processing and information retrieval
  • Human computer interaction and usability
  • Global health informatics
  • Translational bioinformatics

Joint appointments with other departments will be supported. Leadership roles will be considered according to the candidates' interests and prior accomplishments. 

Informational Job Ad Flyer
Informational Job Ad Flyer for Joint recruitment with OBGYN

Postdoctoral Positions

We have mentored research opportunities for postdoctoral fellows in the following areas:

  • Genomics
  • Data sharing
  • Predictive modeling
  • Graphical user interface design and data visualization
  • Patient privacy
  • Clinical decision support
  • Processing, managing, and sharing of images
  • Natural language processing
  • Global health and public health surveillance
  • Integrating genotype, phenotype, and behavior data

If you have received your doctorate degree within the past five years and are interested in a postdoctoral research position, please email the following documents to

  1. Please indicate which faculty member you are interested in doing research with
  2. A cover letter describing your background and interest in the postdoctoral position, including the topic area for which you are most interested;
  3. A current CV; and
  4. Contact information for three professional references.

Brochure on Postdoc Fellowship Positions

Brochure on Postdoc Positions

UC San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.