We are seeking to recruit a motivated individual to join the Centre for Genomic Research (CGR). You will play key roles in a collaborative cyber-infrastructure project, iPlant UK, with Texas Advance Computing Center in the US, the Universities of Warwick and Nottingham and The Genome Analysis Centre in the UK. Iplant UK represents a £1.7M investment by the BBSRC in the area of Big Data infrastructure. At Liverpool you will be responsible for establishing next generation sequencing workflow in the iplant cloud environment, developing a wheat tool bench and forward genetics tools for the plant community. You should have a PhD in Bioinformatics or a related area and a strong background in Bioinformatics, computational Biology or Computer Science. You should be able to code in perl, python or Java and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work independently. The post is available until 28 February 2017 initially.