- McGill University
- Montreal, QC, Canada
- Job Type:
- Staff (Full Time 35 hours per week Two (2) year non-renewable contract)
- Degree Level Required:
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Develop and apply computational methods to study the role and impact of transposable elements in cancer. The candidate will analyze cancer genomics and epigenomics datasets including data from the International Cancer Genomics Consortium (ICGC), the Cancer Collaboratory and various initiatives lead by Terry Fox Research Institute. As well as analyze the transposable element insertions and CNVs enrichment in various cancers and their relationship and impact of the genome. A component of the project will be to develop new analytical methods as needed.
- Analyze cancer genomics and epigenomics datasets; the transposable element insertions and CNV’s enrichment in various cancers, as well as their relationship - Develop bioinformatics solutions for the analysis of complex genomic datasets - Update and extend bioinformatics tools and software methods used or developed in the Bourque Lab - Provide reports, analysis results and descriptions of methods used - Contribute to problem-solving discussions - Lecture in bioinformatics training workshops organized by the Centre - Contribute to lab publications as well as grant applications and manuscripts - Prepare summary reports, abstracts, and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals - Contribute to the supervision of students
- Demonstrate advanced Perl and/or Python programming skills; R programming skills for biostatistics; skills for developing bioinformatics tools; wet lab skills and analysis skills for omics data - Experience in various high-performance computing (HPC) clusters - Experience in Sanger sequencing and high-throughput sequencing (HTS) technology - Experience in analyzing cancer viral etiology through HTS technology - Experience in analyzing (germline and somatic) structural variants
How to Apply
Please submit your CV and Cover letter to email@example.com Deadline for applications to be received is within 30 days of the publication of this ad We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.