Bioinformatician

Institution/Company: 
Hospital for SickKids (Centre for Computational Medicine)
Location: 
Toronto, ON
Job Description: 

Do you want to contribute to cutting-edge research in bioinformatics and computational medicine?

Are you interested in precision medicine, clinical genomics, solving rare diseases and integrating multiple Omics technologies?

Do you enjoy a casual work environment where learning and development are encouraged?

Are you interested in learning and applying new technologies?

If so, the Centre for Computational Medicine, a core facility within the world renowned Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute is interested in hiring you.

Here's What You'll Get To Do:

Analysis of large sequencing data sets for variant discovery/prioritization.
Developing and maintaining existing pipelines and Identifying and testing new tools
Systematic exploration of high-dimensional data to identify issues of practical or theoretical importance using mathematical/computational approaches
Integrative analysis from multi-data types generated internally as well as use of publically available datasets.
Familiarity with HPC environments and how to run applications in HPC clusters is highly desirable.
Proficiency in Linux and writing scripts in Bash is essential
Should be comfortable working and managing database software: MySQL, PostgresSQL and others.
Here's What You'll Need:

B. Sc or M. Sc in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or Biology with a background in bioinformatics or a related field.
Experience developing and implementing algorithms for the processing of large genomics and biomedical data sets. Experience with RNA-seq a plus.
Background in biology, genetics, and statistics, to understand the scientific requirements of the applications to be developed.
Proficiency in Python and experience using R
Experience testing and developing bioinformatics tools and pipelines

How to Apply:
Please apply through the sickkids carrers website (career.sickkids.ca) and search for jobid '8319'