Dr. YANG Yi (楊屹)

Position(s) Available

I have an opening for a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biostatistics at City University of Hong Kong. The Ph.D. student will have opportunities to (1) develop statistical methods to identify risk genetic variants for human diseases and (2) implement proposed methods in R or Python. The Ph.D. student will receive rigorous training in statistical theory, statistical computing, and academic writing, which will prepare him/her for careers in both academia and industry.


  • A bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, data science, bioinformatics, or related fields
  • A master’s degree in a related field is desirable but not required
  • Programming skills in R or Python


Please send your resume/CV and transcript(s) to yi.yang at cityu.edu.hk. I will also work closely with qualified candidates to apply for the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), which will provide them with an annual stipend of US$41,690, a travel allowance of US$1,740, free tuition, and free on-campus housing.