Research Scientist III (Bioinformatics)

Laval University
Quebec, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Staff (24 months)
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Research Scientist III (Bioinformatics)

The development of a method of cytogenomics and molecular genetics by a genome sequencing approach. This research project will be carried out over a period of 2 years, the purpose of which is to develop a test for the detection of balanced and non-balanced chromosomal abnormalities Balanced more efficient. Results will improve test resolution Currently used cytogenetics, precision, cost-effectiveness and integration into genomic medicine.


More specifically, the person will perform the following tasks:

  • Coordinate activities related to the project;
  • Control costs and quality of deliverables;
  • Set and manage expectations for the project in conjunction with team members and stakeholders;
  • Plan and establish the project schedule and milestones;
  • Establish the frequency and content of reports from the project team, analyze the results and ensure analysis and the search for causes of the problems identified;
  • Collaborate with the team in the development as well as the transmission of reports, service offerings, needs analysis and presentations;
  • Prepare, conceptualize and develop grant applications, reports theoretical or methodological, reports, papers and articles scientists in connection with research activities;
  • Determine the success criteria of the project and transmit them to stakeholders in the framework of the project life cycle;
  • Perform other related duties.


  • Hold a PhD in Genetics, Cytogenetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or related relevant field;
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of genetics, bioinformatics and statistics;
  • Have accumulated 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position;
  • To master English and French as much in writing as in the oral;
  • Have strong skills with the NGS system and SAMtouls, Bedtools and Picard;
  • Demonstrate ease with the programming language (C / C ++, Python, Java, Scala);
  • Have experience in the field of scientific publication;
  • Demonstrate collaborative leadership
  • Demonstrate professionalism and possess excellent skills in communication.
  • How to Apply

    Please send your most up-to-date CV/resume and cover letter

Additional Information

post-doc internship Benefits and working conditions Work in the largest Francophone Research Center in Canada; Work schedule: full time, day time, 35 hours / week; Place of work: Research Center, CHUL site Group insurance scheme; Pension Plan (RRGEOP); Salary and competitive benefits.