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Galaxy Project is hiring

The Galaxy project currently has open positions in both the Penn State and Emory University groups.

Galaxy is hiring

Penn State: System administrators/analysts

The Nekrutenko Lab at the Huck Institutes of Life Sciences at State is currently recruiting system analysts/administrators with experience in building and maintaining complex performance compute environments. The areas of immediate need include:

  • Storage balancing and tiered storage
  • Virtualization
  • Schedulers
  • Deployment of Galaxy instances and dependence management
  • Relational databases and query optimization
  • User management

A minimum of 5 year experience with UNIX/Linux system administration is required. Applicants should submit a CV and list of references to

Openings at Emory University

Emory University: Software Engineers and Post-Docs

The Taylor Lab in the Biology and Mathematics & Computer Science at Emory University is looking for software engineers and postdoctoral scholars to work on the Galaxy project.

We are seeking software engineers with expertise in distributed computing and systems programming, web-based visualization and visual analytics, informatics and data analysis and integration, and bioinformatics application areas such as re-sequencing, de novo assembly, metagenomics, transcriptome analysis and epigenetics. These are full time positions located in Atlanta, GA. See the official posting for full details.

Postdoctoral applicants should have expertise in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and research interests that complement but extend the lab's current interests: The Galaxy project; distributed and high-performance computing for data intensive science; vertebrate functional genomics; and genomics and epigenomic mechanisms of gene regulation, the role of transcription factors and chromatin structure in global gene expression, development, and differentiation. See the announcement for full details.

Posted to the GMOD News on 2011/08/29