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24 days ago

Programmer/Developer

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer -

Research Programmer–Bioinformatics Databases

About the GSC

Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC)

Today’s Research. Tomorrow’s Medicine.

The GSC is a department of the BC Cancer Research Institute and a high-throughput genome sequencing facility. We are leaders in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics in pursuit of novel treatment strategies for cancers and other diseases.

Among the world’s first genome centres to be established within a cancer clinic, for more than two decades our scientists and innovators have been designing and deploying cutting-edge technologies to benefit health and advance clinical research.

Among the GSC’s most significant accomplishments are the first publication to demonstrate the use of whole-genome sequencing to inform cancer treatment planning, the first published sequence of the SARS coronavirus genome and major contributions to the first physical map of the human genome as part of the Human Genome Project.

The Research Programmer will become part of an exceptional and diverse team of scientists, clinicians, experts and professionals operating at the leading edge of clinical research. We look for people who share our core values—science, timeliness, respect—to join us on our mission to use genome science for the betterment of health and society.

Job Reference No. RP_R00008_Bioinfo/Databases_2024_03_25

Summary

Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) is a state-of-the-art, large scale, high throughput, clinically accredited genomics and bioinformatics facility. We are currently looking for a Research Programmer to work on the Marathon of Hope Projects

The Research Programmer will work with the Development Support team to lead the activities on the web application development, API development, and database development to support LIMS requirements, invoicing, project summary statistics as well as applications to support the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network (MoHCCN). They will work with Project Leaders to ensure all scientific milestones are achieved and contribute to progress reporting as required. Opportunities may exist for further research on the genomic applications developed and for scholarly publication.​

The position is anchored within a team of exceptional scientists, computational biologists and programmers, which collaborate directly on improving genome sequencing technology, interpretation and application. By working within the MoHCCN program at the GSC, you will develop close relationships with world-renowned specialists in bioinformatics and have access to one of the most robust computational and next generation genome sequencing technology facilities in Canada, all while living in one of the most beautiful, diverse and eclectic cities in the world.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities. Apply now!

36 days ago

Programmer/Developer

University of Calgary -

In support of the Prairie Cancer Research Consortium’s sequencing efforts, we’re looking for a full stack developer to collaborate with other Terry Fox Research Institute grantees to deploy, maintain and improve analysis+reporting systems for cancer cases being sequenced at the U of C’s CSM Centre for Health Genomics and Informatics. This is a two year on-site position with an AUPE TEC II designation at $80K/annum plus comprehensive benefits.

93 days ago

Programmer/Developer

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer -

Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC)

Today’s Research. Tomorrow’s Medicine.

The GSC is a department of the BC Cancer Research Institute and a high-throughput genome sequencing facility. We are leaders in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics in pursuit of novel treatment strategies for cancers and other diseases.

Among the world’s first genome centres to be established within a cancer clinic, for more than two decades our scientists and innovators have been designing and deploying cutting-edge technologies to benefit health and advance clinical research.

Among the GSC’s most significant accomplishments are the first publication to demonstrate the use of whole-genome sequencing to inform cancer treatment planning, the first published sequence of the SARS coronavirus genome and major contributions to the first physical map of the human genome as part of the Human Genome Project.

By joining the GSC you will become part of an exceptional and diverse team of scientists, clinicians, experts and professionals operating at the leading edge of clinical research. We look for people who share our core values—science, timeliness, respect—to join us on our mission to use genome science for the betterment of health and society.

Job Reference No. ABC_P00183_HSA154648_Software Development_2024_01_16

Summary

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
The Assistant Bioinformatics Coordinator provides supervisory and technical support to the Bioinformatics group of the Genome Sequence Centre (GSC). Ensures that the day-to-day activities of a large scale, high throughput facility meet research, data analysis throughput and software development objectives.

127 days ago

Programmer/Developer

OICR -

Position: Bioinformatician
Location: MaRS Centre, Toronto
Department: Diagnostic Development
Reports To: Co-Director, Diagnostic Development and Principal Research Scientist
Salary: Commensurate with level of experience
Hours: 35 hours/week
Job Type: Hybrid
Status: Full-time, Temporary (2-year contract)

The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) is seeking a bioinformatician who possess relevant training to join the Diagnostic Development program. The program aims to develop personalized medicine approaches that maximize the chances of positive outcomes for those experiencing cancer. Our team includes internationally recognized experts in biomarker discovery and validation, and actively works with diagnostics industry and biotech companies. We are generating multiple independent genomic analyses including next-generation genomic and transcriptome sequencing and spatial proteomic data. Working under the direction of the senior staff you will have the opportunity to work with the datasets from clinical trials and to address problems that have direct impact on clinical needs and patient care.

This position is temporary, full-time for two-years with the possibility of an extension.

OICR is Ontario’s cancer research institute. We bring together people from across the province and around the world to improve the lives of everyone affected by cancer. We take on the biggest challenges in cancer research and deliver real-world solutions to find cancer earlier and treat it more effectively. We are committed to helping people living with cancer, as well as future generations, live longer and healthier lives.

Launched in December 2005, OICR is an independent institute funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

 

136 days ago

Programmer/Developer

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer -

Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC)

Today’s Research. Tomorrow’s Medicine.

The GSC is a department of the BC Cancer Research Institute and a high-throughput genome sequencing facility. We are leaders in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics in pursuit of novel treatment strategies for cancers and other diseases.

Among the world’s first genome centres to be established within a cancer clinic, for more than two decades our scientists and innovators have been designing and deploying cutting-edge technologies to benefit health and advance clinical research.

Among the GSC’s most significant accomplishments are the first publication to demonstrate the use of whole-genome sequencing to inform cancer treatment planning, the first published sequence of the SARS coronavirus genome and major contributions to the first physical map of the human genome as part of the Human Genome Project.

By joining the GSC you will become part of an exceptional and diverse team of scientists, clinicians, experts and professionals operating at the leading edge of clinical research. We look for people who share our core values—science, timeliness, respect—to join us on our mission to use genome science for the betterment of health and society.

Job Reference No. CB_P01066_Software Development_HSA154623_2023_10_24

Job Summary

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of PHSA, safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Computational Biologist participates in developing, improving and maintaining bioinformatics tools for high-throughput processing pipelines. The Computational Biologist specifies, implements, tests and maintains bioinformatics computer applications and systems, and participates in the code walk-throughs and design and review of bioinformatics software solutions. The Computational Biologist will also assist in the packaging and distribution of developed tools and analysis results to the scientific community, and will contribute to the preparation of scientific publications.