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

Andrew G. McArthur mcarthur at mbl.edu
Thu Aug 2 12:13:56 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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