Postdoctoral Researcher in Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Genetics Cell Biology and Anatomy
United States NE Omaha


The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE to pursue exciting research in Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology. The incumbent will develop novel computational tools and data analysis pipelines to analyze, integrate, and correlate multi-omics data generated from genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic and proteomic and metabolomic experiments, write manuscripts and assist in grant writing. Additional opportunities to teach and mentor graduate students are available. The computational biology laboratory offers interactive environment and resume building opportunities through collaborations and co-authorships on a wide array of research projects that include the development of novel tools related to neuro-informatics, cancer genomics, metagenomics of human microbiomes, and single-cell transcriptome analyses. Applicants with prior post-doctoral experience may be considered for an ‘Instructor’ position contingent upon the qualifications.


Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or in a related field with strong and relevant publication record. Programming in Perl or Python, C/C++ or Java, and R are required. Working knowledge of Linux-based systems, high-performance computing (HPC) servers, and relational databases is preferred. Prior training in life sciences research and training in statistics would be preferred.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please send your latest CV and a cover letter to


Babu Guda, PhD., Professor and Vice-Chair for Bioinformatics Research & Training