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Postdoctoral Fellow Metzger

Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) is seeking a motivated postdoctoral scholar who is passionate about genetics and cancer biology to work in the Metzger laboratory. Dr. Michael Metzger has worked on cancer, viruses, and gene therapy, and is currently investigating the genetics of transmissible cancers in clams and other bivalves.

We are looking for an individual with demonstrated research experience with bioinformatic analysis of high throughput sequence data, including skills such as identification of SNPs from WGS and RNA-seq, identification of structural variation, and phylogenetic analysis. We are especially interested in a candidate with interests in both computational work and bench lab work (such as cell culture and library preparation).

To read more about Dr. Metzger and his research please click on the follow link: Metzger Lab


  • A PhD in genomics/computational biology/bioinformatics/ statistics/computer science or related discipline
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary research
  • Prior experience with scientific writing required
  • Must enjoy working both independently as well as collaborative
  • Ability to work with clams

About PNRI:

PNRI is an independent, nonprofit, biomedical research institute with a distinguished history of contributing scientific advances to improve health in a variety of disease areas. PNRI is committed to building a culture that encourages originality, risk-taking, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Please see www.pnri.org for more information.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae at: hr@pnri.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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