Bioinformatics Consultant

C3G - Mcgill
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Staff
Degree Level Required:
DEC III 3 Years Related Experience
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Bioinformatics Consultant

Under the direction of the Bioinformatics Manager, the Bioinformatics Specialist will contribute to the research and development activities and perform advanced statistical analyses to facilitate genomics data interpretation. The selected candidate will work closely with the C3G team, and scientists at the center. The selected candidate will be exposed to a wide variety of novel sequencing technologies, bioinformatics approaches, and state of the art computing resources in a dedicated facility for high-throughput sequencing and large-scale genomic studies.


Actively participate to the Technical Development group and provide Standard Operation Procedure and analysis. Provide, support and guide Bioinformatics Consultants in the unit on tools and what analyses to do. Monitor progress of assignments and results. Use and develop analysis pipelines using in-house and 3rd party tools or algorithms, and incorporate them into specialized analysis workflows. Develop bioinformatics solutions for the analysis of complex genomic datasets. Update and extend bioinformatics tools and software methods used or developed at the C3G. Provide detailed reports with analysis results and descriptions of methods used. Contribute to problem-solving discussions. Provide regular internal reports regarding the progress of projects (oral presentations). Keep online documentation up-to-date, explaining the services offered and the analysis methods used. Stay informed on the most relevant bioinformatics practices in genomics. Lecture in bioinformatics training workshop organized by the center. Manage several analysis projects at the same time.


Three (3) years of experience in bioinformatics or genomics research

  • Working knowledge of Python, R , bash and git is needed
  • Additional programming experience (perl and java) is an asset

  • Experience in using HPC environment
  • Good understanding of statistics and data visualization techniques is a must
  • Very good communication and writing skills in French and English is also required

Additional Information

Annual Salary:(MPEX Grade 03) $50,330.00 - $75,490.00

Hours per Week:33.75 (Full time)

Deadline to Apply:04/25/2021