Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Associate at the Genome Informatics Facility, USA

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position at USA, Ozbolat Laboratory at Penn State

The Office of Biotechnology, in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, is seeking applicants for a Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Associate position at the Genome Informatics Facility. This collaborative role, supervised by Andrew Severin at ISU and Crystal Loving at USDA, involves joint projects with the National Animal Disease Center. The position aims to be filled promptly, with a start date of January 8th, 2024, and will focus on genomic analysis, gene expression, and protein analysis of bacterial and animal samples to understand the modes of action of animal treatment or colonization by food-borne pathogens. The projects include single-cell and single-nuclei RNA-Seq data analysis.

Designation: Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Associate

Research Area: Genomic Analysis, Gene Expression, Protein Analysis, Single-Cell RNA-Seq

Location: Ames, IA


  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Bioinformatics or a closely related field.

Job Description: The Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Associate will be engaged in interrogating genomes, performing gene expression and protein analysis, particularly focusing on bacterial and animal samples. The role includes extensive work on single-cell and single-nuclei RNA-Seq data analysis. The position is a collaborative effort between the Office of Biotechnology, the US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service, and the National Animal Disease Center.

Table: Application Instructions

Application DocumentsRequirements
Resume/Curriculum VitaeRequired
Letter of Application/Cover LetterRequired

How to Apply: To apply, click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Be prepared to submit your Resume/Curriculum Vitae and a Letter of Application/Cover Letter. For inquiries, email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Last Date for Apply: 21December 2023

Time Type: Full time

Job Requisition Number: R13484



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