Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed-term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Bioinformatics within the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Galway.

This position is available immediately until contract end date of Oct 16th 2025, (with possibility of extension).

The University of Galway is a publicly funded university in the top 1% in the world (QS rankings), and has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to highest-quality teaching and research. The university plays a leading role in Bioinformatics and Genomics Data Science nationally and is the lead institution of the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Centre for Research Training (CRT) in Genomics Data Science.

This post is based in the Ó Broin Lab which has research interests in the development of infrastructure and algorithms for genomics data science, with a particular focus on cancer genomics. In order to support a number of ongoing projects, we are looking to recruit a bioinformatics software developer with experience in database and web application development. Applications from candidates with experience in developing for AWS are particularly welcome.


PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related discipline with significant informatics content. Demonstrable programming skills in, e.g., Python, Java. Experience in database design and development (SQL) and/or web application development (Javascript) Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in PDF format only) to Dr. Pilib Ó Broin (