Senior Research Assistant/Post-doc (Computational Biology) position Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

BDI Monash University is one of the largest and most successful biomedical research institutes in Australia. The BDI brings together more than 100 teams in a highly interactive environment, with access to truly world-class infrastructures. For details, please look at-

Our laboratory research interest focuses on- how epigenetic and epi-transcriptomic changes regulate gene expres- sion programs in ES cells, neural stem cells and differentiated cells under normal and pathological conditions, such as, cancers and neurological disorders. We use various experimental approaches including - Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, CRISPRs, CRISPRs screens, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, m6A RNA-seq, m5C RNA-seq, WGS, ATAC-seq, RRBS, Hi-C, proteomics and bioinformatics.

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Job description:

Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences School of Biomedical Sciences
Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology
Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Three year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $82,645 - $90,646 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

Education/Qualifications requirement:

-A PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics would be desirable with significant research experience in the field of Bioinformatics, Computational biology, Genomics and Epigenetics/ Epi-transcriptomics -Candidates must have first author/ co-author publications

Knowledge and Skills

-Excellent knowledge and hands on experience in NGS data, particularly- ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, m6A RNA-seq, WGS, ATAC-seq, HiC, SNPs and related genomics datasets
-Able to work independently and in teams
-Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skills

-High-level of project management skills with a record of successfully coordinating and/or supporting projects -Planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and set and meet deadlines -Ready to handle creative and challenging assignments
-Willing to learn machine or deep learning, developing new bioinformatics tools

-A demonstrated awareness of the principles of confidentiality, privacy and information handling
If you are interested, please send a cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references via email to me-

Contact: Dr. Partha Pratim Das. PhD (

Closing Date: 31st Oct 2017