Associate Research Fellow in Bioinformatics at Deakin University

Position title: Associate Research Fellow in Bioinformatics

Employer: Deakin University

Closing date: 18/11/2018

Brief position description: SALARY RANGE: $67,562 to $90,827 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time and fixed term for 2 years
LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
FURTHER INFORMATION: Previous applicants need not apply


The Associate Research Fellow will initiate and conduct research in the area of Bioinformatics. The position will be part of the Bioinformatics Core Unit at Deakin University. In this role you will be involved in computer programming, systems administration, web page management and bioinformatics analysis.

This will include:

Initiating and conducting research under limited supervision either as a member of a team, or independently, to achieve the objectives of the Deakin University Core Bioinformatics unit.
Contributing to building an active national research record, preparing findings for oral and written communication including publications and the generation of external research income.
Effectively producing data, maintaining data protocols and entering data into the appropriate internal and public databases. Conduct preliminary data cleaning, screening and analysis.
Constructively contributing to a vibrant research team, including participating with colleagues in developing and maintaining links and partnerships with industry and the wider community.


Honours or higher level degree (PhD) in bioinformatics or computer science with a substantial research component.
Demonstrated skills in the coordination of data collection, data entry and analysis for high throughput sequencing technologies.
Experience in working with computer based data acquisition and analysis systems.
Proficiency with Java programming and/or web page development.
For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Associate Professor Tamsyn Crowley, Email:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 18 November 2018

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Contact name: Tamsyn Crowley

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