Postdoctoral Scholars in Biological Visualization

Organization: 
Computational Biology Institute @ George Washington University
Job Location: 
Ashburn, VA
Salary: 
Competitive and based on experience
Job Description: 

Overview

The Interactive Genomics Lab at George Washington University (http://jeremygoecks.com) is recruiting creative and motivated postdoctoral scholars interested in doing biological visualization research. Postdocs will have the opportunity to contribute to high-profile research projects as well as define their own research agenda.

We are currently doing large-scale, Web-based genomic visualization and visual analysis. We use cutting-edge Web visualization approaches, including HTML5 canvas and D3, to visualize heterogeneous genomic datasets together in order to better understand normal and abnormal biological development.

We are seeking postdocs with complementary research interests and skills.

Responsibilities

*Pursue high-quality research and development in biological visualization.

Requirements: 

*A PhD and background in one or more of the following areas: visualization, human-computer interaction, computer science, scientific computing, genomics, or bioinformatics.
*A strong interest in programming and software development.
*Solid writing and communication skills.

Contact Information: 

Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests or research plan, a sample visualization, and a few references to Assistant Professor Jeremy Goecks at jgoecks@gwu.edu

About Our Organization: 

Our lab is located in the new Computational Biology Institute at George Washington’s Virginia Science and Technology campus in Ashburn, VA, which is located about 35 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The Washington area provides tremendous opportunities for computational biomedicine research as well as a exceptionally high quality of life.