Bioinformatics in Hawaii!
Position is for a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the US Department of Agriculture Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center. The scientist will participate with other scientists as part of the oriental fruit fly genome sequencing project group. The incumbent’s responsibilities will focus on computational analysis of sequence data, and may include whole-genome analysis of NGS data including de novo shotgun sequence assembly and annotation, transcriptome/RNA seq analysis, and microsatellite/marker discovery with a focus on comparative and functional genomics in Tephritid fruit fly species. Researcher will be expected to participate in experimental design and planning, and contribute to and complete manuscripts from analyzed data.

This position requires a Ph.D in genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology, molecular biology, or related field. Specific experience working with Linux/Unix OS with the ability to handle, analyze and disseminate large datasets is desired.

To see more position details and apply, please go to and search job posting “RA-10-086-L”. Position will remain open until filled with immediate start date available.
Salary is $52,661.00 – $82,053.00 /year based on experience with a 14.26% COLA will be added to salary.

Please send questions and applications electronically to [email protected]