Run your own Bioinformatics Laboratory with cutting edge scientists making ground breaking discoveries
World class research institute
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is one of the most respected heart research facilities in the world. A global centre-of-excellence, it conducts high quality research with an emphasis on the fundamental mechanisms of diseases. Key research areas include: bioinformatics, biophysics, cardio-genomics, cardiac electrophysiology, heart transplantation, stem cell and regenerative medicine, structural biology, and vascular biology.
We are seeking a bioinformatics analyst to join the Computational Genomics Laboratory, led by Dr Eleni Giannoulatou.
The successful candidate will be involved in the analysis of large next-generation sequencing datasets and the development of quantitative approaches to identify the genetic causes of cardiovascular diseases with a particular focus on Congenital Heart Disease.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Evaluation and application of quantitative methods on large genomic datasets
Visualisation and interpretation of genomic data
Presentation of analysis results in a clear and concise manner
Contribution to scientific publications
Term of Position
This is a full-time appointment for one year with an annual review, and the possibility of renewal subject to funding.
Are you an enthusiastic data analyst? Are you looking to advance your career in bioinformatics?
We would like to meet you if you have:
Bachelor’s degree in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, science, engineering or a relevant quantitative field
Experience with a statistical programming language (R/Bioconductor) and a scripting language (Perl or Python)
Experience with bioinformatics analysis of genomic datasets
Excellent computational and mathematical skills
Background knowledge in biology and interest in genetics
Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member and independently
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
What we offer:
State of the art facilities
Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
Collaborative team environment
We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.
Come and work with us & help make a difference.
How to apply:
For further information about the role, please visit our website - www.victorchang.edu.au