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Bioinformatician

Posted by: Hospital for Sick Children

Posted date: Nov-01-2017

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Come join the funnest, most productive lab at SickKids and kick off your career as a bioinformatic analyst

• Develop new and innovative strategies for the analysis of cutting-edge single cell transcriptomic datasets to investigate gene function during normal mammalian brain development, and how abnormalities in normal brain development lead to the development of brain cancers.

• Analyse and interprete data (whole-genome, whole-exome, ChIP-seq and RNAseq) in light of tumour evolution, with the aim of understanding the underlying dynamics of tumour growth, relapse, metastases and progression.

• Publish in high-impact journals and have fun while learning and making clinically impactful discoveries.

Qualifications:
Education:
• PhD or MD with previous training in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics or cell biology and possess exceptional computational skills. The most advanced Degree must have been conferred within the last 3 years.

Experience/Skills:
• Experience with large-scale genomic data required.
• Prior experience with brain development, and/or cancer cell biology would be an asset. • Prior first author publications are highly desirable.
• Must be self-motivated, well-organized, highly independent, and willing to train new students. • Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills are mandatory.
• Candidates with external funding or scholarships to help support their salary will be highly recruited.

Interested candidates should submit their CV, research plan (one to two pages outlining your current research interests and/or research plans for the next 2 years) and cover letter via e-mail to: brain.tumour.research.careers(at)gmail.com

Job Title Bioinformatician
Post Details
Email brain.tumour.research.careers(at)gmail.com
Employer's Website www.sickkids.ca
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Bioinformatics
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Toronto, Ontario
Key Words Genomics, Bioinformatics, Cancer,
Start Date Immediately
Salary Commensurate with experience
Deadline Dec-31-2017