Postdoc Position in Computational and Quantitative Genomics at the Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University
The salary offer based on quality of the candidate; full time benefits available
May 25 2015
Position Type
Full Time

The Crop Genomics Lab at the Oklahoma State University is seeking a postdoctoral research scientist to lead a systems biology effort related to climate challenge and food security. The research interests of the group focus on integrating genomics, transcriptional variation and semantic comparison to characterize genetic interaction, network responsible for the important agronomical trait variation. Crop Genomics Lab at OSU works very closely with Genomics Core Facility, transcriptome and metabolomics research groups as well as the wheat improvement team in the Oklahoma Agricultural Experimental Station.

The successful candidate will have

  1. A PhD in Quantitative and Statistical Genetics, Computational Biology, Information Science, or related fields.
  2. An innovative, creative individual with strong interest in data modeling, systems biology and genomics technologies
  3. Experience with handling 'omic' data, hierarchical Bayesian statistics and/or informatics pipeline development, programming and bioinformatics skills are required
  4. Good communication and interpersonal skills for collaborative research environment

The initial appointment will be 12 months, with the possibility of extension depending on performance and funds availability

Candidates should email the following information to Dr. Charles Chen (

  1. A cover letter addressing research interest, experience and skills that fulfill the requirements
  2. A full C.V.
  3. Most recent or most significant publication
  4. Contact information for 3 potential referees