NGS Jobs

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NextGenSeek Jobs:

July 15: Computational Research Scientists at Counsyl, San Francisco

Counsyl seeks to hire a scientist to conduct advanced research on a broad range of problems of interest to the company. Our current products include two genetic tests: the Family Prep Screen, which has already helped hundreds of thousands of people discover critical information about their status for Mendelian disorders before having children, and the Inherited Cancer Screen to detect predispositions to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

As a computational research scientist, you will work on developing the next generation of products and new technologies to help us advance our mission.

May 26: Multiple computational biology and software engineer positions in MacArthur Lab at Broad Institute

Daniel MacArthur group at Massachusetts General Hospital and Broad Institute is looking to fill multiple  computational biology and software engineer positions.  Current open positions include

  • Building web-based tools for the genomic diagnosis of rare disease patients. 
  • RNA-sequencing in rare disease patients
  • Building resources for the discovery of “human knockouts”

April 24: Scientific Software Developer Positions at Oxford Nanopore in US and UK

Love Python and Nanopore sequencing? Oxford Nanopore has scientific software developer positions open in both US and UK

Oxford Nanopore Technologies are looking for highly motivated individuals who will join our expanding Software Development team working on open source data analysis toolchains and our Metrichor cloud based analysis service.

April 10: Principal Statistical Genetics Position at 23andMe

23andMe is looking to fill  Principal Statistical Genetics Position and looking for someone with extensive training and experience in statistical genetics to build a world-leading, state-of-the-art genetic research platform.

March 26: Cancer Genomics Post-doc at the Hospital for Sick Children

Cancer Genomics Postdoc position open in Dr. Adam Shlien’s group, a new research team employing modern sequence-based techniques including whole genome and transcriptome sequencing to better diagnose and treat childhood cancer.

March 12: Three Computational Biology and Metagenomics Postdoc Positions at Harvard University

Huttenhower lab in Harvard University is seeking to fill three bioinformatics postdoc positions in the area

  • metagenomes and metatranscriptomes
  • human microbiome in colorectal cancer
  • human microbiome in type 1 diabetes.

March 5: Multiple Bioinfo/Comp.Bio Jobs at Craig Venter’s Human Longevity Inc.

Craig Venter’s new company Human Longevity Inc. is seeking to fill multiple Bioinformatics/Comp. Bio./Data Science positions.

  • Computational Biologist
  • Principal Computational Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Engineer, Production Sequencing
  • Bioinformatics Scientist, Sequencing Research and Development
  • Bioinformatics Scientist, Genome Annotations Research and Development
  • Biostatistician, Human Genome Research and Development
  • Data Scientist, Human Genome Research and Development

January 21:Postdoc position with High-throughput Genome Analysis and Visualization Group at George Washington University


December 16: Postdoc and Programmer Positions at Joe Pickrell Lab at NYGC

December 16: Two Postdoc Positions at Graham Coop’s Lab

November 8: Next-Gen Sequencing Scientist and Lab Assisitant Position at MYcroarray

Senior Product development Scientist – Next-Generation sequencing and Lab Assistant in Next-Gen Sequencing positions are available at MYcroarray, a growing biotech company located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

November 8: Postdoctoral position in Next-Gen Sequencing at New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA

Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity is available within the NEBNext research and development group at New England Biolabs (NEB).  This position is focused on developing and utilizing cutting edge technology to identify genetic variants responsible for diseases.

October 29: Postdoctoral position at Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology 

A post-doc position available with Bojan Losic group at MSSM for large-scale sequencing and statistical analysis, particularly with RNA-seq data. The closing date for this position is December 31, 2013.  Contact address for more details: bojan.losic at

September 26: Technical Officer, Molecular Biology, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

The University of Western Sydney ‘s Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Facility located at the Hawkesbury Campus is looking fill the technical officer position.

September 20: Faculty Position at Cornell’s Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology

A tenure-track faculty position is open at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a primary appointment in Cornell’s Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology. Applicants must possess a PhD in biology, computer science, statistics, or a related field, and a primary interest in understanding biological phenomena through the development and use of computational and statistical methods. Outstanding applicants in all areas of computational biology will be considered, but research areas of special interest include comparative and population genomics; functional genomics; gene regulation; dynamical behavior at the sub-cellular and cellular levels; and networks in biological systems. Applications should be received by December 1, 2013.

September 13: Computational Biologist, The Personalized Cancer Medicine Partnership (PROFILE) , Boston MA Computational biologists to analyze genomic data generated by next-generation sequencing (NGS) from

The Personalized Cancer Medicine Partnership (PROFILE) is a collaborative venture between two Harvard Medical School affiliated institutions- the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The mission of PROFILE is to advance translational and personalized cancer medicine by implementing tumor genomic profiling on all cancer patients treated at these institutions. PROFILE will employ state-of-the art technology to generate a detailed profile of key “druggable” or otherwise “actionable” cancer genomic alterations in a CLIA-approved and “real-time” process to facilitate rapid clinical application. These cancer genomic profiles will be used to guide patient treatment and/or stratification for clinical trials of novel anticancer agents.

September 12:  Bioinformatics Data Analyst at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Zhang lab at Vanderbilt is looking to fill a Bioinformatics Data Analyst (Bioinformatics Systems Engineer I) position.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the analysis of high-throughput genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic data. Primary job responsibilities include data preprocessing, differential expression analysis, clustering analysis, classification model construction and evaluation, pathway and network analysis, and automating subsequent steps of data analysis tasks by creating bioinformatics pipelines.

September 12: Systems Genetics Post-doc at NCSU

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratories of Drs. Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt at North Carolina State University to work on the systems genetics of Drosophila lifespan. The project will use next generation RNA sequencing of young and aged individuals of the Drosophila Genetic Reference Panel to derive and functionally validate causal transcriptional genetic networks associated with aging and senescence.

September 4: Bioinformatics Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto is looking for talented and motivated Bioinformatics Scientists to work on pediatric cancer genomics, and clinical genomics.  The successful candidates will join a new research team employing modern sequence-based techniques including whole genome and transcriptome sequencing to better diagnose and treat childhood cancer. The group works closely with The Centre for Applied Genomics, the Division of Molecular Genetics, and the Department of Hematology/Oncology and maintains close ties with the Cancer Genome Project at the Sanger Institute.

September 2: Computational Biologist at AstraZeneca, UK (Post-doc)

AstraZeneca UK is looking for

an experienced computational biologist with a keen interest in next generation sequencing, genetics and drug discovery to join Oncology Bioinformatics Group, currently a global team of eleven (6 UK & 5 US based). The position is aligned to support the EU Innovative Medicine Initiative (IMI) Oncotrack program, an academic and industrial partnership aiming to identify and qualify biomarkers that may be used to guide patient therapy in colorectal cancer

August 1:  Postdoc and Staff Scientist positions at Icahn Institiute for Multiscale Biology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, in New York City

Postdoc and Staff positions available with Bosic Lohan’s group at Icahn Institiute for Multiscale Biology for analyzing large-scale sequencing projects, particularly with RNA-seq data. For any questions about these positions please contact bojan.losic at

July 29: Post-doc position in Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 

The Epidemiology Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center seeks  a post-doc fellow in a multi-disciplinary research environment for analyzing

genetic variants in relation to prostate cancer risk and outcomes, genome-wide association and linkage studies using next-generation sequencing data, including genome-wide DNA methylation and gene expression data.

July 24: Bioinformatics Engineer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City

The Bioinformatics Core (BIC) at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City is seeking a Bioinformatics Engineer to perform

next generation sequence data processing and analysis in a dynamic and exciting academic environment at the nexus of cancer biology, computer science, statistics and clinical research. Work will be performed in a small group atmosphere (approx. 15 members from diverse disciplines) with several active collaborators, and in concert with other Bioinformatics and Software Engineers.

July 19: Pediatric Cancer Genomics Postdoc position at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) 

Dr. Adam Shlien’s group at the SickKids is looking for a talented and motivated Post Doctoral Fellow to lead a research project in employing modern sequence-based techniques including whole genome and transcriptome sequencing to better diagnose and treat childhood cancer. The group works closely with The Centre for Applied Genomics, the Division of Molecular Genetics, and the Department of Hematology/Oncology and maintains close ties with the Cancer Genome Project at the Sanger Institute.

July 8: Two Post doc positions Institute for Biomedical Informatics at U. Penn 

Li San Wang Lab at U. Penn, Philadelphia has two openings for post-doctoral researchers to work on

next-generation sequencing (DNA-Seq, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq) algorithm and software development, and data analysis. The postdoc(s) will collaborate closely with several groups including Penn Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR), NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS), and Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC).

June 3: Bioinformatics Scientist, Cancer Genomics and Bioinformatics, The Genome Institute at Washington University

The Genome Institute at Washington University is seeking a Bioinformatics Scientist to work in cancer genomics projects focusing on

Evaluation and design of analysis plans for sequencing-based projects studying the genetic basis of cancer, tumor clonality, tumor progression, tumor treatment response and other cancer-related studies

June 2: Senior Research Associate in Bioinformatics at DuPont Pioneer, Iowa

The Genome Analytics group within Trait Informatics at Dupont Pioneer focuses on the development and application of next-generation sequencing approaches for genetic discovery and product development. As part of this team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing data analysis capabilities, consultation, and expertise to researchers utilizing NGS data. This person will partner with the sequencing lab, software developers, and computational biologists to provide bioinformatics solutions and support in this area.

June 1: Postdoctoral positions in Algorithms for Sequence Analysis at Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

Jared Simpson’s lab of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) is seeking two postdoctoral fellows to develop algorithms and software for large-scale sequence analysis.  The lab works on many areas of sequence analysis including error correction, de novo assembly, and reference-free variation detection in cancers and populations. The lab is also interested in memory efficient algorithms, particularly the use of compressed text indices for sequence analysis.

May 4: Postdoctoral position in computational genomics at the Whitehead Institute, MIT

Yaniv Erlich’s group at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is seeking a postdoc to work on

algorithmic development and statistical genetics.

April 8: Bioinformatician at CLARiNET,  GE Health Care, Aliso Viejo, CA

CLARiENT, a GE Healthcare company, located at Aliso Viejo, CA is seeking a bioinformatics scientist

for developing computational methods and infrastructure to support biomarker discovery. This role will be responsible for analysis of next-generation sequence datasets to identify variants and associated biological pathways. In addition, this role will also be responsible for developing automated sequence analysis pipelines for genome assembly and processing of WES and RNA-Seq datasets.

April 2: Postdoc Opening in Statistical and Computational Genomics at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Jeff Berret’s group at Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is seeking a post-doc to work in the areas like

(1) genetic and functional-genomic fine-mapping of known disease associations, (2) statistical analysis methods for next-generation sequence data in association studies, (3) integration of association data from a range of phenotypically or epidemiologically linked diseases.

April 1: Multiple Openings at Novartis Next Generation Sequencing Diagnostics (NGDx) Team, Cambridge, MA

Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research is launching a new Next Generation Diagnostics (NGDx) group in Cambridge, MA.  The NGDx team will leverage cutting-edge technologies such as next generation sequencing for characterizing human tissues, by individual lesions and by pathway signatures relevant to therapeutic response.  The goal is to develop a robust and comprehensive molecular profile for each patient. To this end, the group will begin by developing capabilities to characterize therapeutically relevant genetic lesions and pathway signatures in human cancer. Here is a list of multiple openings at the new center.

  1. Lab Head, NGDx Diagnostics
  2. LIMS/Automation Software Developer – NGDx
  3. Two Biostatistics Positions
  4. Bioinformatics Scientists (All levels)
  5. Bioinformatics Software Developer- Sequencing Analysis

March 29: Computational Biologist/ Bioinformatics Research Investigator, PhD at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

The Center for Proteomic Chemistry (CPC) at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) in Basel, Switzerland, is looking for an innovative PhD-level Bioinformatician with relevant working experience in industry or equivalent academic experience to perform cutting-edge research focused on genome-wide computational analysis of microbial genomes and transcripts in the Natural Products Unit of CPC.

The Bioinformatician will be responsible for assembling Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data into high quality genomes, assessing the quality of the assemblies, suggesting alternative sequencing and assembly strategies for recalcitrant genomes, and mining the assemblies for genes of interest. Additional responsibilities will include, maintaining and altering existing SQL databases as well as constructing, applying and developing search algorithms to support project needs.

March 28: Post-Doc position in Statistical/Computational Genomics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

A post-doc position with Colin Dewey (who developed RSEM for RNA-Seq quantification) and Sunduz Keles to develop Statistical/Computational methods for analyzing  annotate repetitive regions of the human genome using next-gen sequencing data at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

March 27: Bioinformatics Position at U. of Kansas

The K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core at the University of Kansas is looking to hire Bioinformatics Specialist for performing Genome Analysis. The position will use 50% of the time to support the KU researchers and 30% of the time to pursue their own research, 10% on software maintenance and 5% on training.

March 14: Two jobs at a NGS Startup in CA

The recruiting company BioPhase Solutions is trying to recruit a Scientist Engineer in Signal Processing and Algorithm Development for Next Generation Sequencing  and  a senior management level position in developing of DNA Sequencing technology for startup company(ies) in CA.

February 17: Computational Biologist at Oxford Gene Technologies (Via @DrDanielSwan)

A Computational Biologist is required to join OGT’s Computational Biology group.  The successful applicant will provide expertise for analysing data generated from microarray experiments and a variety of other genomic tools. The individual will also be involved in designing experiments and developing analysis pipelines for handling large quantities of biological data.

February 17: Staff Scientist in Statistical Genetics or Biostatistics (Via Massgenomics)

The Genome Institute at Washington University in Saint Louis is looking for a Statistical Geneticist or Biostatistician to work with a dedicated team of researchers investigating human inherited disease.  As one of only three NIH funded large-scale sequencing centers in the United States, The Genome Institute is involved in numerous collaborations and projects ranging from small family-based studies to studies of thousands of unrelated individuals.

February 15: Bioinformatics Lead Scientist at General Electric, NY

The  Computational Biology & Biostatistics lab at GE GRC – Niskayuna, NY is looking for a Bioinformatics Scientist to develop

biological and disease computational models of various types with focus on next generation sequencing technologies and multi-omics approaches.

February 11: Senior Lab Head, Next Generation Sequencing at Novartis in Basel, Switzerland

The Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) in Basel, Switzerland, are looking for a PhD-qualified scientist with significant experience in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies and in-depth knowledge in gene expression and gene structure analysis to lead a team of scientists conducting cutting-edge scientific experiments to support early research with state-of-the-art NGS information and to implement new methods and technology to foster NGS capabilities across NIBR.

The NGS Core team will leverage cutting-edge technologies to provide NGS information in early research. The group will work closely with the Disease Areas and Platform groups to design appropriate experiments complete the measurements and provide support for data analysis and interpretation. This group will also be responsible for integrating new methods, technology and informatics to keep NIBR at the forefront of Next Generation Sequencing.

February 10:  Senior Bioinformatician at the The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

The Sanger lab is looking to fill a Senior Bioinformatician position to  work on the Mouse genomics and Haematological cancer genetics projects to analyze data from DNA sequencing, microarray, ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq and genome sequencing of human or mouse iPS cells and haemopoietic cells.

Febraury 5: Post-doc position at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard University

Professor X. Shirley Liu group at the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard is looking for a post-doctoral candidate to work on

designing and applying computational statistical algorithms to high throughput genomics data to understand transcriptional and epigenetic regulation in development and diseases 

February 4: Bioinformatics Specialist at Syapse, Palo Alto, CA

The California based Syapse, an upcoming clinical genomic data interpretation company, is seeking a Bioinformatics Specialist  to lead its software deployments to its customer base of NGS diagnostic companies/medical centers.

Syapse is hiring a Bioinformatics Specialist who can lead software deployments to our growing customer base. Using your blend of software, biology, and people skills, you will own the process of getting a customer up and running on Syapse applications, from writing scripts for data migration and developing add-on features using the Syapse APIs, to providing user training and ongoing support.

February 3: Multiple Scientific Software Engineer Positions at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT is looking to fill multiple Computational Scientists/Scientific Software Engineer positions.

February 1:  Software Engineer Position with Galaxy Project

Galaxy project is hiring software engineers to work on developing the Galaxy Project in a variety of areas including

Bioinformatics application areas such as re-sequencing, de novo assembly, metagenomics, transcriptome analysis and epigenetics.

In addition to the Software Engineer postions with Galaxy, it is also hiring postdoctoral researchers with expertise in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

January 15: Senior Bioinformatician at Sanger Lab UK

The Pathogen Informatics team at the Sanger institute is seeking a Senior Bioinformatician to work on

the global tracking of the spread of MRSA over four decades (Evolution of MRSA During Hospital Transmission) and another is the 50 helminth genomes sequencing project (50 Helminths Genome Project). As part of the pathogen Informatics group, we are seeking to hire a skilled informatician to develop systems to manage and query the vast amounts of sequencing variation data produced within the institute.

January 6: Staff Research Scientists – Bioinformatics at University of Washington (Via ISCB)

Katze Lab Computing Group at U. W. is seeking Bioinformatics Scientist to work

on the analysis of deep sequencing transcriptome data from a variety of large-scale collaborative projects.

January 3: Software Developer with UCSC Genome Browser Team

The Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering (CBSE, at UC Santa Cruz seeks an analytical problem-solver to develop software and databases for a major genome analysis resource for biologists. The position is responsible for software development and implementation, constructing and utilizing annotation databases for a variety of genomes, and communicating with our international community of scientific users.

January 3: Assistant Editor, Genome Research at CSHL, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press is searching for a scientist interested in the communication of science to fill the position of Assistant Editor at Genome Research, a journal that publishes advances in genome biology and genomic medicine. Genome Research is among the ten most highly cited research journals in biochemistry and molecular biology.

January 2: Scientist/Sr. Scientist – Bioinformatics (Oncology) at AstraZeneca, Waltham MA

The Oncology Bioinformatics Team in AstraZeneca at Massachussets is looking for bioinformatics scientist with “Strong experience interpreting next generation sequencing and ‘omic data.” Here is bit more about the group and the position.

The global group, currently 9 individuals, balances activities between target/disease informatics, drug project informatics, and enabling/foundation informatics.   There is an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated bioinformatics scientist to join the group. The successful individual will be a key member of the team, and will integrate multi-dimensional genomic data sets to harness biological value for the AstraZeneca drug project portfolio. Encouragement and support will be provided to help the individual develop specialist knowledge and skill sets.

December 31: Bioinformatics Scientist at CLC Bio

CLC Bio has an opening for Bioinformatics Scientist in Forensic Metagenomics and Microbial Ecology in Aarhus, Denmark. Application deadline is 28 January 2013.

We are looking for an expert and innovator who has the vision to design the next-generation of bioinformatics tools for Metagenomics and Microbial Ecology in a forensic context. Building on the extensive functionality of our bioinformatics platform you will head the development of new tools for integrating, visualizing and analyzing Metagenomics data and build a complete application for Forensic Metagenomics.

December 19: Sr. Computational Biologist at Warp Drive Bio, Cambridge, MA Cambridge MA based startup company Warp Drive Bio, founded by Dr. Gregory Verdine, along with Dr. George Church and Dr. James Wells is seeking a Senior Computational Biologist

with experience in NGS data manipulation (ideally with a heavy emphasis on de novo assembly).

December 18: Bioinformatics Programmer at New York Genome Center

New York Genome center’s Informatics division is looking to expand rapidly and seeking to fill a Bioinformatics Programmer position

with experience developing and supporting software for bioinformatics applications, focused on next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis.

December 17: Bioinformatician Imperial College London

NIHR Imperial BRC Clinical Genome Informatics Facility within the Institute of Clinical Sciences of Imperial College London is seeing a Bioinformatician to provide bioinformatics support to research groups across the Imperial College Faculty of Medicine. The Bioinformatician will

use next-generation sequencing (NGS) to detect pathogenic mutations in rare and common human diseases for diagnostics and personalised treatment.


work with clinicians and scientists from groups across the Faculty of Medicine and the sequencing facility to analyse large-scale genomic datasets predominantly obtained by NGS based approaches such as whole-genome and exome re-sequencing, RNA-seq and ChIPseq. You will work alongside other bioinformaticians in the facility with data generated on the latest NGS platforms including the Illumina HiSeq 2000, Illumina MiSeq and Life Technologies Ion Torrent.

December 14: Bioinformatics Specialist at  The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)

The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) is seeking Bioinformatics specialist to join their

dynamic multi-disciplinary team and collaborate with other bioinformaticians and biologists in implementing heterogeneous databases, web interfaces and analytical pipelines for high throughput data analysis and interpretation to address important biological questions. You will work in development of computational methods to analyze and compare Next Generation Sequencing data analysis protocols.

December 14: Faculty Position in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) is seeking principal investigators in the the field of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

We have immediate openings and expect to fill several junior and senior faculty positions over the next few years. We welcome applicants in all areas of Computational and Systems Biology. Areas of particular interest include: Regulatory Genomics, Network Analysis and Modeling, Epigenomics, Cancer Genomics, Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics and Statistical Genetics. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research interests, and the names of three references by email to:

December 10: A Number of Genomics/Bioinformatics positions open at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), UK

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) at Norwich UK has many openings in a variety of Next-Gen Genomics/Bioinformatics positions, ranging from student internships to project leader positions. The closing date for most of the openings is in the first week of January 2013. Visit to learn more about the positions.

December 5: Bioinformatician at University of Edinburg

The Roslin Institute in the University of Edinburg is looking for Bioinformatician to support their “large-scale, data-driven biology and genomics” research.

The ARK-Genomics facility at Roslin provides the latest genomic and genetic technologies, including Illumina Next-Generation Sequencing, high-density SNP arrays, high-throughput expression arrays and cutting edge computational biology. The successful applicant will have a PhD in the biological sciences or an equivalent computational or mathematical qualification and experience in molecular biology research. They will support a research programme in large-scale, data-driven biology and genomics and will be expected to interact with other Roslin researchers in design and delivery of large-scale projects using NGS and other high-throughput technologies.

November 29: Postdoc in Parkinson’s Genetics, 23andMe, Mountain View, CA, United States

23andMe’s Science team is seeking a industry postdoc to work on genetic association studies on Parkinson’s disease using its world’s largest genetic database.

The successful candidate will have experience playing a leadership role in genetic association studies. Using knowledge of both statistics and genetics, this person will conduct original research based on the world’s largest genetic database of people with Parkinson’s and publish these results in academic journals.

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November 29: Statistical Geneticist,23andMe, Mountain View, CA, United States

Do you love biological data? What would you do with six billion genomes? At 23andMe, we believe that genetics is on the cusp of huge advances, and that our unique database of genotype, sequence and phenotype data will put us at the forefront. The successful candidate for this position will work with our statistical geneticists in the analysis of 23andMe’s database and in support of our research efforts. The job requires computational skill, statistical knowledge, and biological insight.

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November 28: Global Lead – NGS Core, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge MA

USA Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research is seeking Global Head for its NGS Core. THe position requires to build and lead NGS Core groups in Basel and Cambridge. Here is the brief description about NIBR.

At NIBR, we are dedicated to the development of therapies that improve clinical outcomes for patients. Next generation sequencing and other cutting-edge molecular characterization technologies will be important tools for discovering breakthrough therapeutics, and for delivering the right medicines to the right patients. NIBR is creating Next Generation Sequencing Cores on its Basel and Cambridge campuses. The NGS Core team will leverage cutting-edge technologies to provide NGS information in early research. The group will work closely with the Disease Areas and Platform groups to design appropriate experiments complete the measurements and provide support for data analysis and interpretation. This group will also be responsible for integrating new methods, technology and informatics to keep NIBR at the forefront of Next Generation Sequencing.

Visit the job posting at Novartis to get more details.

November 24: Computational Genomics Postdoctoral Positions At Weill Cornell In NYC

The Elemento lab at  Weill Cornell in NYC is seeking more than one computational genomics post-doctoral associates to work on a variety of cancer system biology projects using ultra-large scale data.

Several computational genomics postdoctoral positions are open in our lab to work on a range of exciting cancer systems biology projects. Potential projects include analyses of tumor evolution and drug resistance, role of lncRNAs in cancer, single cell genomics, personalized and precision cancer medicine, data visualization, regulatory network reconstruction and many more. Our lab routinely deals with ultra-large datasets (that we generate ourselves or through collaborations), therefore previous experience with Big Data projects is an absolute requirement.

November 23: Staff Engineer, NGS Software at Life Technologies

The sequencing giant, Life Technologies, CA has a open Staff Engineer, NGS Software position.

Life Technologies is seeking candidates with a background and experience in analysis of next gen sequencing data, development of software solutions and products for next gen sequencing analysis, ideally in the field of applied markets. The candidate will employ expertise in bioinformatics, data analysis, biological insight, and software engineering to analyze data and develop software products for next generation sequencing platforms. The ability to communicate with internal R&D scientists, customers, lead and manage projects, design, test, document, and communicate results to diverse audiences are important aspects of this role. Successful candidates will be working in our Foster City

November 23: Computational Analyst Position at CSHL

Cold Spring Harbor Labs, NY is seeking a Computational Analyst for analyzing exome and whole genome sequencing data to identify disease genes and pathways.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications from highly motivated candidates for a computational analyst position working on cutting edge computational biology research related to the genetic basis of rare, Mendelian diseases and severe mental illness, working with Dr. Gholson Lyon and other colleagues within the Stanley Institute for Cognitive Genomics. The position involves gene discovery and mapping using exome and whole genome sequencing and the characterization of newly identified disease genes and pathways.

November 23: Postdoctoral Position in NGS at CSHL

A computational post-doc position is available with Mike Schatz lab at CSHL NY.

Applications are invited for a 2-3 year computational postdoctoral research position in the Schatz laboratory of Quantitative Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The researcher will develop novel methods for large-scale DNA andRNA sequence analysis related to human and/or plant genetics, such as developing methods for discovering de novo mutations related to autism, or for assembling and analyzing large complex plant genomes.

November 21: NGS Computational Biologist Position at Oxford Gene Tech

Oxford Gene Technology, Oxford, UK is seeking NGS computational biologist with one year NGS experience for its computational biology team.

Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) is seeking an NGS Computational Biologist to participate in a number of next generation sequencing (NGS) projects across the commercial and R&D activities of the company. There is a requirement to deliver accurate, meaningful exome and RNA-Seq analysis for commercial customers, and also to support development of additional NGS-based services and software.

November 21: Bioinformatics Scientist Position at NYGC

The New York Genome Center is seeking Bioinformatics Scientist for analyzing next generation sequencing data.

The Bioinformatics Scientist will be responsible for analyzing and managing next generation sequencing data. Initially, the main goal will be to setup a data analysis pipeline with a focus on analyzing human whole genome/exome and RNA sequencing data. In addition, the person will be responsible for interacting with customers to deliver bioinformatic guidance and support.

November 21: Postdoctoroal Fellow Position in Computational Genomics

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK is seeking postdoctoral fellow to develop statistical and computational methods for analyzing next generation sequencing data from RNA-Seq, Chip-Seq, and DNA-Seq.

A postdoctoral position is available in Computational Genomics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute under the leadership of Dr Daniel Gaffney. The project is part of a new scientific program at the Sanger Institute in stem cells and cellular phenotyping. The objective of this initiative is to create and genomically characterize a large number of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hIPSCs), with the goal of developing these cells as a model system to understand the functional consequences of human genetic variation. The goal of this project is to understand how genetic variation impacts chromatin structure and transcription in pluripotent and differentiated cell lineages. The post-holder will develop computational and statistical methods to analyse next generation sequencing data generated in our own lab from a variety of high throughput assays including RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, DNaseI-seq and FAIRE-seq.

October 2: Bioinformatics Analyst Position

The University of Virginia Bioinformatics Core has a open Bioinformatics Analyst position with Stephen Turner.

The analyst works with other core staff to manage and analyze large-scale datasets produced by next-generation sequencing. The analyst identifies opportunities and implements solutions for managing, visualizing, analyzing, and interpreting genomic data, including studies of gene expression (RNA-seq and microarrays), pathway analysis, protein-DNA binding (e.g. ChIP-seq), DNA methylation, and DNA variation, using Affymetrix, Illumina, Nimblegen, Agilent, Roche 454, Ion Torrent, and other high-throughput platforms in both human and model organisms.

Visit U.Va job search site to learn more details about the position.

Sept 12 2012: Postdoc Positions with Dr. Ben Langmead and Dr. Steven L Salzberg at Johns Hopkins University.

The Langmead and Salzberg labs have a track record of developing novel methods and providing usable, high-impact software tools to the genomics community. Tools developed by current and former members of these labs include BowtieBowtie 2,TopHatCufflinksCrossbow, and Myrna.

Be a part of the team that is developing novel computational methods for Next Generation Sequencing Data. See the job ad at