Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a bioinformatics engineer.

A Bioinformatics Engineer is accountable for carrying out research procedures with the help of bioinformatics methodology and hypothesis which include medical informatics, computational biology, medical technology, biotechnology, etc.

The primary duties of this post are providing assistance for the proper functioning of the analysis and unified stem cell information management systems, enforcing the information security and user access control activities when required, facilitating the analysis and centralized stem cell information management systems, upholding and producing the reports of system level for the applications, procedures and knowledge as per the requirement, providing support to the scientists in the improvement of the examination methodologies and software solutions, providing support to the scientists in the development of the survey work and innovative information visualization solutions.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Ask each party to describe the dispute including the desired changes

Illuminate own understanding of a dispute by listening carefully, asking questions and constantly seeking other people's underlying interests

[employee comments goal]

Stop being afraid of trying and making mistakes but instead learn from the mistakes and change

Show willingness to help colleagues who want to improve their professional and personal skills

[employee comments goal]

Make new friends at work every day and try to develop good working relationships with people that one works with most often

Stop gossiping and minimize one's time with people that one does not resonate with in order to create a pleasant working environment

[employee comments goal]

Find opportunities to improve one's skills, and to provide additional services and products to the customers

Look for new tricks and methods to keep oneself on track, both personally and professionally

[employee comments goal]

Set a timeline for each goal in order to identify and stick to specific actions that one needs to take to work towards that goal

Find a group of like-minded people in order to get new ideas on how to go about meeting own goals

[employee comments goal]

Proactively look for ways to improve the team and own role within the team

Give priority to achieving results for the department or company but make sure that it does not conflict with own goals or agenda

[employee comments goal]

Define the company's vision and make it available to employees as well as the customers

Outline steps that one will take to accomplish the long-range plan and stick to them

[employee comments goal]

Identify the resources required to plan a project and the period of time each resource will be needed throughout the project

Allocate tasks to resources in a balanced and fair manner in order to ensure maximum utilization

[employee comments goal]

View failure as part of the game and take failure as a learning experience to realize success

Avoid jumping blindly into action and always consider the likelihood of failure

[employee comments goal]

Encourage others to appreciate and experience different ways of doing things

Put extra effort in understanding people with different cultural backgrounds and provide a cohesive environment for everyone

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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