Bioinformatician - Pathogen Genomics, NSW

Position title: Bioinformatician - Pathogen Genomics

Employer: NSW Health Pathology

Closing date: 16/12/2018

Brief position description: This position is based at the Public Health Pathogen Genomics Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Disease and Microbiology Laboratory Services, NSWHP-ICPMR at Westmead and plays a key role in the delivery of NSW state-wide pathogen genomics services. The Pathogen genomics bioinformatician is responsible for: 
Lead and manage genome sequencing projects as directed by relevant supervising pathologists and laboratory management from initiation to implementation including the review and evaluation of systems and processes to ensure effectiveness of service delivery. Support reliable and secure collection, storage and archival of genomic data and relevant metadata in accordance with national and international regulations and guidelines. Develop, implement and maintain genomic data QC and analysis pipelines. Organise, coordinate and deliver training in microbial bioinformatics for relevant laboratory staff and other peers.

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Contact name: Prof. Vitali Sintchenko

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