Postdoctoral Scientist in Computational Genomics, Sydney

Employer: Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Closing date: 31/12/2017

Brief position description: We are seeking an enthusiastic post-doctoral scientist 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. The ideal candidate will have:
• PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistical genetics, or a relevant quantitative field with a demonstrated aptitude for bioinformatics research
• Experience with a statistical programming language (R/Bioconductor or Matlab) and a scripting language (Perl or Python) 
• Excellent computational and mathematical skills
• Strong up-to-date background in bioinformatics and its applications to genetics and next-generation sequencing
• Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member and independently and potential to supervise students
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Please address the selection criteria in a cover letter.

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Contact name: Eleni Giannoulatou

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