Bioinformatics postdoctoral researcher

University of California, Davis
Job Location
Davis, CA 95616
Commensurate with experience

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Job Description

A full-time bioinformatics postdoctoral researcher position is available in the Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis. As a member of a bioinformatics team, 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 to others.


Requirements: PhD in bioinformatics, genetics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, or biostatistics; familiarity with standard bioinformatics tools and scripting languages and emerging and evolving software platforms relevant to bioinformatics and computational biology; ability to create new analytical pipelines; experience with handling large data sets; and ability to program in at least two of the following: C++, PERL, Python, R, Java.

How to Apply

Send a single PDF file containing (1) a cover letter summarizing research interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three references to Dr. Ming-Cheng Luo (

About Our Organization

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

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