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HudsonAlpha - Staff Scientist - Genome Sequencing Center


HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Job Location

601 Genome Way Northwest
Huntsville, AL 35806
United States



Job Description

Position: STAFF-SCIENTIST: Evolutionary genomics for global food security

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay: up to $95k

This position will not be filled until July 2024

Note** Cover Letter must be included and three professional references

STAFF-SCIENTIST: Evolutionary genomics for global food security

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology & Colorado State University

Location: Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Start Date: July 2024

Application review begins: 1-April 2024

Description: We are hiring a scientist to use hypothesis-driven genome biology to accelerate global improvement goals for historically under-invested regions and crops. This full-time (not fixed term) staff scientist position is initially supported through a project on Sorghum bicolor funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The position is offered as a computational biologist in the HudsonAlpha Genome Sequencing Center, but will be physically located in the Crop Adaptation Lab at Colorado State University (

We are looking for a scientist who wants to make a career improving agriculture through genomics.

The ideal candidate will have extensive genome biology experience working with large scale genomics datasets and evolutionary and/or quantitative genetics approaches. A Ph.D. and postdoc in computational biology, plant science, evolutionary biology, or a related field is preferred, but outstanding candidates with other education and experiences will also be considered.

For more information: write to John Lovell (he/him): [email protected]

It is the policy of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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