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POST DOCTORAL FELLOW – Bioinformatics

negotiable Expires in 10 months

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Job Description

The Post-Doctoral Fellow – Bioinformatics within the Biomedical Informatics division will be involved in carrying out innovative research in bioinformatics and next generation sequencing data analysis.  The Post-Doctoral Fellow – Bioinformatics will work under the supervision of Principal Investigator and/or Staff Scientist and actively contribute in developing and designing new bioinformatics methods to help address the challenges of personalized medicine. The incumbent is also involved in performing advanced analysis of Omics data especially Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). He/she is also expected to work closely with Biologists and Clinicians in order to understand the biological/clinical challenges and help them address their questions by implementing the proper analytics; will also contribute to paper writing and present their work internally and at international scientific events. He/she should also provide training to junior staff and students.

  • Collects biomedical data for research.
  • Conducts bioinformatics analysis on genomics data.
  • Analyzes and processes biomedical data, conducts statistical analysis, experiment design and database development.
  • Performs scientific research with highest standards.
  • Performs scientific research on high throughput data such as micro-array and next generation sequencing.
  • Acts as a liaison who understands molecular biology and bioinformatics – and does the interpretation between the two groups.
  • Communicates results/findings to the relevant scientific community via published papers.
  • Works closely with PI’s and Scientists and understand their needs from the bioinformatics group.
  • Collaborates with other Sidra members to apply the results of research and/or develop new techniques or practices.
  • Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues both local and in academic conferences.
  • Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies

Skills

  • Knowledge of GA4GH APIs.
  • High level of Technical skills.
  • Skilled in programming and/or scripting languages.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills.
  • Knowledgeable in scientific research methods and evaluation of research results, and ability to develop and maintain own knowledge and skills at the forefront of field.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and MacOS.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Education

  • Bioinformatics

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