Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Trainee – CS

We have an open position for a Postdoctoral Trainee with CS or bioinformatics expertise to join the Integrated Genome Browser team.

In this role, you’ll help build the IGB community by improving the IGB platform, architecting APIs, and experimenting with publicly-funded cyber-infrastructure, particularly CyVerse Agave API. Your primary goal will be to develop a rigorous bioinformatics program in the open source space, with a focus on visualization and triggering insight in users.

Recent graduates of bioinformatics or related PhD programs are especially welcome to get in touch.

To apply, please send your cv/resume to

Position requirements:

  • PhD degree
  • Ability to learn quickly by reading/watching documentation, on-line materials
  • Ability to write code in 3 or more programming languages (ideally including python,  java (8+), R, javascript, C/C++)
  • Bioinformatics domain knowledge

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary is $50,000 to $60,000/year, depending on experience. Health insurance is provided. Paid vacation is two weeks per year. Maternity leave is 3 months on full salary, followed by optional unpaid leave or optional part-time employment as needed.

Employment terms

Postdoctoral researchers are hired on four to six-month contracts, with renewal contingent on performance and funding.