A full-time position is available in the Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, supported by a National Science Foundation-funded project to sequence the genome of the large and complex grass Aegilops tauschii, the donor of the wheat D genome (http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1238231). The researcher will have the opportunity to analyze large volume and diverse datasets to address specific biological questions and will be responsible for processing, analyzing, and archiving large-scale genomic data sets, assessing data quality, conducting analyses, interpreting findings, and communicating findings.
Processing and analyzing large-scale genomic data sets; assessing data quality; conducting analyses; interpreting findings; and communicating findings with other scientists in meaningful formats; Archiving data and findings in appropriate format(s), and recommending next steps; Contributing to the experimental design of de novo research; Maintaining excellent records for laboratory, programming, and analysis activities; and Assess and integrate existing and new tools and data sources within the bioinformatics pipeline.
Available immediately until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits are covered under university’s policy (http://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/postdocs/benefits.html).