Bioinformatics Core Assistant Director

Purdue University
Bioinformatics Core


The Bioinformatics Core at Purdue supports biological research efforts across the University through data analyses combining research in biology with information technology in order to collect, analyze and interpret data. In this role, you will use computational tools to gather and analyze data, compile vast amounts of information from activities such as gene expression profiling and epigenomics, etc., especially in non-model organisms and consult with other scientists and researchers to analyze data sets, collaborate with other 'omics' centers. Assist the Director in managing the core, develop & market services, developing & conducting workshops and developing pipelines for data analysis.


Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Molecular Biology or related field 3 years of experience working in a core facility or similar settings. Strong biological science background, preferably non-model organisms; experience in genomics, and experience in handling large data sets from various NGS platforms. Experience in training and supervising graduate students and staff working in bioinformatics analyses. Experience in SNP identification and detection, CNV analysis, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, metagenomics/Metatranscriptomics analyses. Experience in using UNIX/LINUX OS and PERL/Python scripting and 'R'.

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Jyothi Thimmapuram