Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate (Two Positions)

McGill University
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
Degree Level Required:
Masters, PhD
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Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate (Two Positions)

Two full-time positions (Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate) are available in the areas of metabolomics, transcriptomics, microbiomics and/or their integration


The candidates will be involved in several large-scale projects to help a) process different omics data (RNAseq, metabolomics, microbiome); b) develop better algorithms and visualization methods for improved data understanding; c) develop cloud/web-based platforms to enable large-scale applications.


The candidates are expected to have a MSc or PhD degree with training and experience in at least one of the following areas:
• Next-generation sequencing analysis (RNAseq, microbiome)
• High-resolution MS-based metabolomics data analysis
• Proficiency in R for statistics and data visualization
• Web/Cloud technologies (Galaxy, J2EE/JSF, HTML5, JQuery)
• Development of databases (MySQL, MangoDB)

  • How to Apply

    Submit your research statement (1-2 pages, demonstrating fit with the position) and curriculum vitae (max 5 pages, outlining research excellence & capacity in bioinformatics) to Dr. Xia (jeff.xia[at]