Postdoctoral Researcher working on single cell analysis of tumour samples

Employer: Telethon Kids Institute

Closing date: 22nd January 2018

Brief position description: Multiple postdoctoral researcher positions in Cancer Single Cell Biology: Australia

The Cancer Research Trust ( has recently funded a 9 year program to enable single cell approaches to study tumour biology. The program led by Professor Alistair Forrest at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical research is based in Perth Western Australia and is a collaboration involving all of the major hospitals, medical research institutes and Universities in the region.

Position 4 (Bioinformatics): At the Telethon Kids Institute (TKI)
Seeking to employ a postdoctoral researcher with a PhD at the time of appointment (or equivalent experience) in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics, molecular biology or a related discipline with an emphasis in the specific fields of computational biology, genomics and transcriptomics. The candidate will work on single cell data coming from the project under the guidance of A/Prof Timo Lassmann at the TKI.

Essential selection criteria:
• Demonstrated capacity to analyse NGS data, form hypotheses, test them and follow through to publications.
• Experience in documenting, testing and reusing code.
• Proficiency with R or other languages.
• Experience in cancer biology and analysis of single cell data is a bonus.

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Any questions, please email Timo Lassmann

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