Bioinformatic Fellow (PhD or MSc)

Institution/Company:
Montreal Heart Institute
Location:
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
Degree Level Required:
PhD, Masters
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Bioinformatic Fellow (PhD or MSc)

The Cardiovascular Epigenetics Laboratory at the Montreal Heart Institute is recruiting a talented and motivated Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant in computational biology or data analytics who is interested in studying the role of the non-coding genome in the regulation of cardiac development and disease. This study aims to unravel the impact of non-coding DNA variants and non-coding RNAs on transcriptional regulation in heart disease (Circulation Research 127 (6), 761-777; Circulation 142 (9), 910-912).

Responsibilities:

• Work with a team of experimental scientists to generate and analyze NGS data • Develop algorithms or bioinformatics pipelines for multi-omics data integration • Supervise and train undergraduate students • Participate in writing research proposals and articles

Qualifications:

• A recent PhD/MSc graduate (or 1-2 years experience) in computer science, computational biology, bioinformatics, or data analytics • Strong programming skills in R and/or Python • Experience with analysis of next-generation-sequencing data such as RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, Hi-ChIP and GWAS datasets • Demonstrate a keen interest in machine learning and integrative multi-omics analysis • Track record of peer-reviewed publications in relevant disciplines will be advantageous • Ability to write and contribute to research articles • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills • Ability to work independently A BSc holder with many years of experience will be considered as well

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