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Institution/Company:

Western University

Location:

London

, Ontario

 Canada

Job Type:

Staff

Degree Level Required:

Bachelor's

16 days ago Apply now

Description:

The Dumeaux lab has a bioinformatician position open related to a project in sperm epigenomics and paternally-driven birth defects. The project is led by a multidisciplinary team comprised of Prof. Sarah Kimmins and clinical collaborators in Montreal, providing an excellent training environment.

Responsibilities:

This is a CIHR funded project and involves the analysis of transcriptomic and epigenomic profiles of sperm cells and matched embryos. Additionally, there are opportunities to work on projects that bridge academia and biotech industry.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have:

– Master’s or PhD degree or proven track record in bioinformatics, computational biology or data analysis
– expertise in manipulation, analysis, and visualization of high-throughput genomics data
– programming experience using R and/or Python.

Additional Information:

Duration: 2 years (but with potential for longer) Salary: up to 65K / year depending on experience + benefits

We invite applications from all qualified individuals. Western University and our lab is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. More about the lab’s values and what to expect as a member can be found here.

Keywords:

bioinformatics

epigenomics

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