Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Researcher II

University of South Dakota
Job Location
414 Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
40 000
Job Description

Postdoctoral Researcher Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology
The BCB (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology) group at USD (University of South Dakota) is seeking a strong candidate for a postdoctoral position to work on the systems biology modeling and bioinformatics data manipulation.
The BCB group at USD has ongoing projects in the development and implementation of systems biology and bioinformatics data management algorithms and workflows related to modeling/simulation and knowledge discovery in life science, with application on animal and plant. The specificity of BCB at USD reside on bioinformatics analytic tools development and deployment on cluster or HPC (high performance computing) infrastructure, bioinformatics automatics workflow design and implementation on a workflow management systems such as, bioinformatics data extraction and manipulation using RESTfull API, high-throughput genomic data analysis (RNA-Seq), Systems Biology modeling and semantic annotation using ontology.The successful candidates will be expected to pursue research in the areas described above, with activities including interacting with experimental collaborators, setting up models, data analysis workflows, and other computational procedures, writing up and publishing results in peer-reviewed journals, presenting results at conferences and helping with developing new projects.


Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. in bioinformatics/Computer Science/Computational Systems Biology or any related field, be highly motivated and have extensive knowledge and experience with Systems Biology modeling and simulation or Bioinformatics Data Mining.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online at  

Posting Number:      0007045


Application must include the following: CV, letter describing your interest in the position, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for at least three professional references. Additional application materials may also be mailed to:
Dr. Etienne Z. Gnimpieba (
Department of Computer Science
The University of South Dakota
414 E Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
Review of applications will begin June 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of South Dakota is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.  

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