Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Trainee – CS

We have an open position for a Postdoctoral Trainee with CS or bioinformatics expertise.

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 (received within five years of start date)
  • Ability to learn quickly by reading/watching documentation, on-line materials
  • Ability to write/understand multiple programming languages (ideally including python,  java (8+), R, javascript)
  • Bioinformatics domain knowledge

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary is $50,000 to $65,000/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.