Assistant Research Scientist Position in Virology/Vector Biology/Bioinformatics

Texas A&M Agrilife Research
College Station, Texas
September 23 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant Research Scientist position- Virology/Vector Biology/Bioinformatics

We seek individuals with previous post-doctoral experience to conduct studies on an NIH funded multi-year project focused on the functional characterization of components of small RNA pathways, and their potential involvement in the antiviral defenses of mosquitoes. These multi-disciplinary studies will include state-of-the-art technologies such as gene editing and next generation sequencing (NGS). In addition to expertise in NGS data analysis, candidates should have experience in at least some of the following areas: genetics, virology, bioinformatics, immunology, or molecular biology.

This position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kevin Myles at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.

Preferred special knowledge includes proficiency with statistical analysis packages such as R and programming language such as Python and linux.

You may view the full announcement (job requisition number R-032153) and apply at

To be considered for the position you must complete an on-line application. 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. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

"Texas A&M AgriLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer"