Postdoc/research scientist in bioinformatics

University of minnesota
Job Location
minneapolis, MN 55455
$60K plus

401K plus health insurance

Job Description

Department: Institute for Health Informatics, University of Minnesota  

A postdoctoral/research scientist position is available in bioinformatics to develop innovative data analysis method and pipelines for single cell sequencing. This newly funded study will investigate cell sub-population and their possible function in specific tissues including tumor, immune system, developmental cells and nerve system. The anticipated start date is approximately July 1, 2017.


50% research and development:

  • New protocols and pipelines research development
  • Developing tool package and pipelines for single cell sequencing data analysis
  • Developing tool package and pipelines for nanopore sequencing data analysis
  • Developing analysis protocols for biomarker discovery

50% genomics and bioinformatics consultation services:

  • Performing genomics data analysis generated with variety of modern research platforms
  • Performing sequencing and next generation sequencing data analysis
  • Maintaining data integration in the local devices, GEO data submission
  • Creating and maintaining tools, scripts and web tools for data analysis and exchange




Minimum Requirements/Qualifications 
- Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Math, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or other quantitative field with good programming skills. 
- Must be able to multi-task and solve problems creatively, with the ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with an interdisciplinary team of biologists, chemists, computer scientists, mathematicians, and physicists. 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Link to application, job code #313621 :

You are also welcome to email your application to Elizabeth Madson at

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