Bioinformatics research scientist position

CHU De Québec - Université Laval
Quebec, QC, Canada
Job Type:
  • PhD (PhD or PostDoc)
Degree Level Required:
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Bioinformatics research scientist position

Fulgent genetics is a clinical genetic sequencing company. We focus on providing the accurate diagnosis for our customers. The candidate is expected to design algorithm to detect challenging mutations such as indel, copy number variation (CNV) and chromosome abnormality, build the pipeline, and cooperate with R&D group for product development. The successful candidate should be confident in reading scientific paper, programming and statistical analysis.


The candidate will establish and manage an analytical pipeline for data analyses, and generate workflows in scripting languages to automate bioinformatics processes. He will also, but not only, provide technical expertise and solutions to managers and lab supervisors, accurately make computational records and reports and will be able to handle and analyze diverse set of high throughput data.


  • Must have a PhD from an accredited university with experience in bioinformatics, next generation sequencing, computational biology, genetic biology or similar field of science.
  • Experience with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Data analysis.
  • 1-2 years industry experience with clinical genomic data analysis.
  • Must be proactive, motivated and detail oriented.
  • Experience with Human genetic/genomic data curation in a clinical lab.
  • Must be familiar with Linux system. Proficiency in at least one scripting language (C/C++, Python, Java, Scala).
  • Solid scientific proficiency, creativity, curiosity and cautiousness.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills in both verbal and written.
  • Basic knowledge of genetics and statistics is highly preferred.
  • Familiar with NGS tool set (SAMtools, bedtools, Picard).
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