Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics- Aberystwyth University, UK

Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics
An NSF-funded three-year postdoctoral position in Bioinformatics is available from 1st August 2015 in the laboratory of Dr. George Gkoutos (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Group) and in collaboration with Prof. John Doonan (National Phenomics Centre, IBERS) at Aberystwyth University, UK.

The post will include ontology development, data analysis, integration and mining. and other modalities. With a strong background in bioinformatics, the post-holder will have expertise in Semantic Web technologies, ontology and data mining techniques. They will be part of a large international team focused on developing novel computational methodology to support next generation plant phenotyping. Excellent leadership and communication skills will enable the post-holder to interface with specialists and non-specialists nationally and internationally to deliver the specific needs of a wide user community.

Applicants must possess a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study. We are particularly seeking a candidate with experience semantic representation (OWL, RDF, SPARQL, Linked Data) and integration, data analysis, biostatistics, strong programming skills, text mining, and natural language processing. Experience in genomics, genetics and/or plant biology would be beneficial but not essential.

For full application details please follow this link:

Application closing date is 17 June 2015.

For further information please contact Dr George Gkoutos
( or Prof John Doonan (