[Arabidopsis] Job Posting: Programmer in Bioinformatics

liangc via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by liangc At muohio.edu)
Wed Dec 13 15:46:38 EST 2006

Job Title: Programmer in Bioinformatics

Required Skills:

BS or MS in Computer Science or Bioinformatics. Strong programming 
background in C++/C, Java, PHP and other web programming is required. 
Working experience with relational database such as MySQL 5.0 is a plus. 
Critical thinking, algorithm development and the ability to work 
independently are a must.

Job Description:

A new bioinformatics lab is being set up with a current focus on data 
production, integration and mining of Expressed Sequence Tags (ESTs) and 
454 cDNA sequence reads. Your responsibility will include development of 
integrated databases, associated data processing pipelines and web-based 
interfaces for ConiferGDB (www.conifergdb.org) by developing and 
applying various computational tools. ConiferGDB is aimed to allow 
in-depth mining of all cDNA sequence features including protein-coding 
domains, 3’ and 5’ untranslated regions (UTRs), simple sequence repeats 
(SSRs), single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), polyadenylation signals, 
putative miRNAs and their targets, splice variants and so on. In 
addition, you need to be versatile to deal with issues related with 
system administration and database management.

Please contact Dr. Chun Liang by email (liangc At muohio.edu)

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