Bioinformatician

Institution/Company:
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)
Location:
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Programmer/Developer
Degree Level Required:
Masters
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Bioinformatician

The Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Computational Biologist/ Bioinformatician to contribute to the development of the bioinformatics platform in translational and medical genomics. Under the direction of the platform manager, the post-holder will participate in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems and tools for managing, analyzing and interpreting genomic data. The post-holder will also provide expert consultation, technical, and scientific support for investigators of the RI-MUHC, and assist in training activities.

Responsibilities:

• Develop, implement and maintain analytical pipelines for next-generation sequencing data analysis (WES, WGS, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, etc.), • Design and maintain web-based tools for data integration and visualization, • Assist with day-to-day platform operations, including data analysis and communication with service users, • Provide IT support for user questions and problems, • Develop training materials and documentation, • Participate in article and grant writing.

Qualifications:

• MSc. or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology or computer sciences, • At least two years of work experience in bioinformatics, • Proficient in Linux, python, bash and git, • Strong working experience in analyzing next-generation sequencing data, • Experience in web-based software development, • Experience in designing relational databases, • Strong communication skills in both French and English (spoken and written), • Experience in java development and in proteomics analysis can be an asset.