Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate in Bioinformatics

McGill University
Montreal, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
Degree Level Required:
Masters, PhD
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Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate in Bioinformatics

One position (Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate) is available in the areas of bioinformatics and toxicogenomics


o Analyze and interpret the next-generation sequencing data (including both long-reads from PacBio and short-reads from Illumina) for genome assembly, gene annotation and gene expression profiling for several animal species;

o Responsible for the development of databases for hosting the results from gene annotation and RNAseq data analysis;

o Familiarity with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) would be an asset;

o Operate and communicate effectively in a group, team-oriented working environment. Work with and support others in a collegial, open, respectful, and interactive working manner.


The candidate is expected to have a MSc or PhD degree with training and experience in the following areas:

o Next-generation sequencing analysis (genome assembly, annotation and RNAseq data analysis);

o Database management (MySQL, MangoDB) with good programming skills in Java, python or R.

  • How to Apply

    To apply, submit 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

Additional Information

COMPENSATION A competitive salary will be offered based on experience and qualification

DEADLINE Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled, but no later than March. 1, 2018.