help the 3.7 million Australians affected by cardiovascular disease
World class research institute
Inner city location, close to public transport
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is one of the most respected heart research facilities in the world. A global centre-of-excellence, it conducts high quality research with an emphasis on the fundamental mechanisms of diseases. Key research areas include: bioinformatics, biophysics, cardio-genomics, cardiac electrophysiology, heart transplantation, stem cell and regenerative medicine, structural biology, and vascular biology.
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.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Development and application of quantitative methods on large genomic datasets
Visualisation and interpretation of genomic data
Supervision of junior lab members
Publications in bioinformatics or genetics journals and presentations at relevant conferences
Term of Position
This is a full-time appointment for three years with an annual review, and the possibility of renewal subject to funding.
Are you an accomplished scientist with a talent for complex data analysis? Are you looking to advance your career in academic research?
We would like to meet you if you 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) 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
What we offer:
State of the art facilities
Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
Collaborative team environment
We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.
Come and work with us & help make a difference.
How to apply:
For further information about the role, please visit our website - www.victorchang.edu.au