(From one of our readers)
Postdoctoral Scholar: Forest Genomics Database and Software Developer
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
START DATE: ASAP
The Plant Computational Genomics laboratory at University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT) has an opening for a database and software developer position as part of a collaborative project involving researchers from all of the world. This person will take a lead role in the continued development of the TreeGenes database and the CartograTree application (treegenesdb.org and cartogratree.org). These resources serve vast amounts of genomic, phenotypic, and environmental data to the user community. In addition, we are committed to providing greater collaboration and data sharing among partner databases through Galaxy modules, and new analysis/visualization platforms.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will work as part of a small interdisciplinary team of bioinformaticians and data curators. Tasks will include maintenance of the existing database, developing connections to collaborating databases, improving the user experience (interface development) and the implementation of novel analysis and visualization tools. The Postdoctoral Scholar will be provided with training opportunities and will attend conferences to present/train users on these new tools. In addition, publications on specific software products will result.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send the following THREE documents: cover letter, research statement, and CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org Applications will be accepted until June 10th or until the position is filled.
Readers may note the previous opening from the same research group posted here in January.