Help the 4.2 million Australians affected by cardiovascular disease
World class research instituteInner city location, close to public transport
Inner city location, close to public transport
About us The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is dedicated to finding cures for cardiovascular disease through world class medical research. Established in 1994, it is the legacy of legendary heart transplant surgeon Victor Chang. Renowned for the quality of its breakthroughs, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is working to discover better ways to diagnose, treat and ultimately prevent the onset of heart disease.ely prevent the onset of heart disease.
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 whole genome sequencing datasets of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and congenital heart disease recruited and sequenced by the Cardiovascular Genetic Disorders Flagship of Australian Genomics. The candidate will work closely with the laboratories of Prof Diane Fatkin and Prof Sally Dunwoodie.
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 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
Strong up-to-date background in bioinformatics and its applications to genetics and next-generation sequencing
Experience with a scripting language, a statistical programming language and high-performance computing
Excellent computational skills
Demonstrated capacity to work as a team member and independently
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
What we offer:
State of the art facilities
Stimulating work setting focused on cutting edge
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