The West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) seeks to hire two Postdoctoral Fellow – Bioinformatics positions in the Biology Department at West Virginia University. These positions will support the bioinformatics needs of the Department of Biology. For the sorghum project, the researcher will participate in the analysis of fully sequenced sorghum recombinant inbred lines (RILs) and in RNA-seq analysis from multiple tissues to investigate the structural and functional evolution of tillering in panicoid grasses. For the Populus project the researcher will be involved in design and analysis of assays for large-scale structural polymorphisms. The researchers will be part of a collaborative team of geneticists and bioinformaticists at WVU and other institutions
A Ph.D. bioinformatics, computer science, genetics or other relevant field; and a strong theoretical and experimental background and/or experience in statistics; proficient in the Linux environment and one or more scripting languages; experience with the analysis of large biological data sets.
Competitive salary and benefits package offered. For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit http://hr.research.wvu.edu and click on the “WVURC Employment Opportunities” link. AA/EEO/E-verify compliant employer