Undergraduate and graduate students in the Bioinformatics Group enter either the in the K-State Division of Biology or the K-State Department of Computing and Information Sciences. Undergraduate students or graduate applicants interested in research with a bioinformatics component are encouraged to contact Drs. Susan J Brown or Doina Caragea with information about the student or applicant's experience-level and research interests.

K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core is hiring

Research Associate – Post Doc in Genome Bioinformatics

Sanzhen Liu’s laboratory seeks a highly motivated candidate interested in multiple projects related to genetics and genomics of plants and microorganisms. Responsible for: developing pipelines to process next- gen sequencing, including genome assembly, RNA-Seq analysis, metagenomic data analysis and epigenetic data analysis; mining genomic data to develop biological hypotheses; testing hypothesis via computational approaches and/or working as part of a team to design/perform wet-lab experiments; performing QTL and GWAS analyses; preparing grant proposals and manuscripts for publication.

Postdoctoral candidate

Dr. Brooke Fridley of the Department of Biostatistics within the School of Medicine at The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is seeking applications for a post-doctoral research scientist position. We are in the process of building a statistical genomics and bioinformatics research group and are seeking a postdoctoral candidate with a Ph.D. in statistics, bioinformatics or biostatistics with interest in human genomics research. Solid statistical training, strong computer programming skill, excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

KUMC is located in Kansas City KS, with the goal of servicing Kansas through excellence in education, patient care, community engagement and research. The candidate will work with a team of scientist for advancing bioinformatics research activities at The University of Kansas Medical Center, along with the collaboration on genomic research projects.

Bioinformatics Specialist Position at KU-Lawrence

The K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core at the University of Kansas is hiring a Bioinformatics Specialist to support genome biology research on campus. We are seeking applications from dynamic, motivated individuals interested in helping KU researchers develop and analyze genomics projects, providing computational biology and statistical expertise. Previous work in the Core has analyzed RNAseq data from a range of species, developed pipelines for genotyping-by-sequencing analysis, and assembled and annotated draft genomes for both prokaryotic and eukaryotic species. While this is largely a service-oriented position, the KU Bioinformatics Specialist would also have time to develop their own research projects, supported by, and collaborating with KU research faculty.

The Core has a strong, collaborative relationship with the KU Genome Sequencing Core (http://gsc.ku.edu), and is integrated with the Macdonald lab in the Department of Molecular Biosciences (http://molecularbiosciences.ku.edu/stuart-j-macdonald).

The position is open and available immediately. For a complete position announcement and to apply online, go to http://employment.ku.edu/staff/7353BR

Please direct any questions about the position to Stuart Macdonald (sjmac@ku.edu).

A complete online application includes the following materials: CV/resume, cover letter outlining relevant expertise and experience, and contact information (phone/email/address) for three referees. Initial review of applications begins 7 November 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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