Postdoc in Systems Biology at UTMB

Institution/Company

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB)

Job Description

Postdoctoral positions in bioinformatics and systems biology are available in the laboratory of Maga Rowicka at the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB). The BMB department is among ten top NIH-funded biochemistry departments in the country. Our lab is both developing computational methods and tools for analysis of the genomic data and is experimentally testing (through collaborations) the predictions of our models.

  1. Postdoctoral fellow in systems biology (code 4015). The postdoctoral fellow will work on understanding how the regulation at the level of transcription factors, gene expression and posttranslational modifications contribute to the temporal orchestration of the eukaryotic cell cycle. We are seeking excellent candidates who are highly motivated and career-oriented. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field. Familiarity with ChIP-chip and/or ChIP-Seq data and thorough knowledge of yeast and/or mouse biology are highly desirable.

UTMB is located in Galveston, Texas, on a historical tropical island in the Gulf of Mexico in the greater Houston area. UTMB is a part of the Gulf Coast Consortium for Bioinformatics, which offers excellent cross-disciplinary research and education opportunities.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a letter of interest and the names of three referees to Dr. Rowicka at Maga.Rowicka@utmb.edu. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.