Job: RA or Post-Doc in the Giardia lamblia Genome Project

Andrew G. McArthur mcarthur at mbl.edu
Thu Aug 2 09:32:23 EST 2001


Note: This is a second position in the JBPC, not a re-posting of the 
position in the Giardia lamblia Gene Expression Project 
(www.mbl.edu/baypaul/mcarthur).


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

The Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for a 
full-time Research Assistant I/ II or Postdoctoral Scientist in the 
Josephine Bay Paul Center in Comparative Molecular Biology and 
Evolution (www.mbl.edu/baypaul).

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the computational aspects of the ongoing Giardia 
lamblia Genome Project (www.mbl.edu/Giardia), with emphasis on 
streamlining the data pipeline, construction of interactive web 
databases, and adapting existing bioinformatics tools (e.g. TIGR 
assembler) to work with the Giardia genomic data.

Responsibilities will also include development of new bioinformatics 
tools in close collaboration with the genome sequencing team and new 
Giardia lamblia Gene Expression Project.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

A BA/BS in appropriate field of science or computer science. Must be 
a skilled programmer and be familiar with as many of the following as 
possible: UNIX, Perl, C shell, Bourne shell, HTML, XML, mySQL, PHP. 
Additional work experience with computational biology or 
bioinformatics, particularly in regards to genomics and 
phylogenetics, is very desirable. Must work well within a close-knit 
team.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Until a suitable candidate is identified.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 
the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three references. 
Please send materials to: Marine Biological Laboratory, Attn: Human 
Resources reference code [RAI/II CAGL] 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, MA 
02543; telephone 508/289-7422; email: resume at mbl.edu

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Non-smoking workplace

Josephine Bay Paul Center
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1015
U.S.A.
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