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Eichler Lab

Department of Genome Sciences,
University of Washington

Postdoctoral Fellow position

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, to sequence, assemble, and annotate new human and primate reference genomes using long-read sequencing technology. The position focuses on understanding the evolution, transcription, and structural variation of some of the most complex regions of the genome that have eluded standard genetic analyses. The position seeks an individual with expertise in molecular evolution, population genetics, and/or computational genomics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the field of population genetics; be within two years of their doctorate; and have demonstrable expertise in bioinformatics and genome sequence analysis. The position is for three years. Starting salary will be competitive, including allowable moving expenses to Seattle. Please send CV and contact information of three references to Evan Eichler, Ph.D., (eee [AT] Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Posted: 02/01/18

Bioinformatics Specialist

The Eichler lab is seeking an individual to develop computational methods and tools to assess the organization of recent segmental duplications and structural variation using next-generation Illumina, long-read single-molecule, real-time PacBio and traditional capillary sequencing technology.

For details on the job description or to apply, visit Bioinformatics Specialist Req#153919 &/or Bioinformatics Specialist #719-908*. Note, a cover letter is required along with a recent code sample that demonstrates your programming ability and technique. Please include a link to your code sample in your cover letter.

*Hiring institution is at the sole discretion of the investigator. Eligible candidates are welcome to submit applications via both reqs. Please do NOT contact Prof Eichler directly for this position.

Posted: 03/08/18