Bioinformatician At The Postdoc And Instructor / Senior Staff Level in La Jolla, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology   •  

La Jolla, CA 92037

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


Less than 5 years

Posted 54 days ago

The Peters and Sette labs at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) have recently received multiple long term NIH grants to fund biomedical research with a significant component inbioinformatics starting in 2019. This has resulted in multiple opportunities to join our interdisciplinary team of scientists working towards understanding, preventing and curing immune related diseases including infections, allergies and cancer.

Applicants are encouraged to indicate one or more potential matches to the specific advertised positions in their application, but there is also the possibility to create custom positions for applicants that do not match the specific advertised positions but have outstanding skills in at least two of the following areas:

Software development (programming in Python preferred, or proficiency in other programming languages; Unix Shell; version control)

Immunology (especially adaptive immunity and epitope recognition)

Data analysis techniques (statistics, data visualization, machine learning)

Knowledge representation (database systems, RDF/OWL, OBO ontologies)

Experimental data analysis (RNA-Seq, flow/mass cytometry, single cell analysis)

At present, positions are available at the level of postdoc and above:

Postdoc positions are expected to be filled by candidates holding a PhD degree looking for advanced training positions, and will typically be for a period of 2-5 years.

Instructor/Senior Staff positions are expected to be filled by candidates that have postdoc (or comparable) experience, an outstanding track record, and can be permanent.

Specific positions:

-Knowledge representation in immunology (IEDB)

-Machine learning for epitope prediction (IEDB)

-Experimental data analysis: Immune system profiling in different types of Pertussis vaccinations

-Experimental data analysis: Immune correlates of progressing to active TB.

Valid Through: 2019-10-21