Post-Doctoral Position in Bioinformatics

College Station, Texas
Salary range from 48-50K
February 16 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Post-Doctoral position in bioinformatics

We seek highly qualified individuals to conduct next-generation sequencing (NGS) studies focused on mosquito-borne viruses (for example Zika virus, chikungunya virus, and West Nile virus). The candidate will work closely with laboratory personnel investigating host-pathogen interactions, specifically insect immunity to arthropod-borne viruses. These multi-disciplinary studies will include the comprehensive analysis of RNA-seq and small RNA sequencing data. In addition to expertise in NGS data analysis, Ideal candidates will have previous experience conducting research in the areas of immunity or host-pathogen interactions, preferably with a mosquito or Drosophila model. This position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kevin Myles in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.    

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Virology, Microbiology, Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field, and demonstrated experience with bioinformatic and statistical software for the analysis of sequencing data. Preferred special knowledge includes proficiency with a programming language such as Python or Perl, and/or statistical analysis packages such as R.

How to apply: You may view the full announcement at by searching for NOV# 09525. To apply you MUST complete an on-line application and follow the directions to apply for this position (NOV# 09525) at the stated website. During the application process you will have the opportunity to attach a resume, cover letter, etc. If you have any questions regarding this position or have problems applying and/or uploading documents, please contact Mr. Robert Jensen at or 979-845-9739. This position is initially a one-year appointment with yearly extensions possible depending on progress and performance. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

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