Bioinformatics Technician

University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Job Description: 

The University of Toronto Centre for Analysis of Genome Evolution & Function (CAGEF, is searching for a Bioinformatics Technician. This is a long-term staff position for an individual interested in both data analysis as well as bioinformatics training & education. The individual will be responsible for analyzing client data, assisting with client experimental design, and developing and presenting bioinformatic training workshops, courses, and online tutorials to enable bench scientists to take a more engaged role in the analysis of their own data.

Candidates should have a bachelor degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and at least three years of recent and relevant post-graduate experience in the field. They should also have practical experience with bioinformatics, biostatistics, genome analysis, next-generation genome data management and analysis, Unix, Python, R & Bioconductor.

Direct experience and interest in developing and presenting bioinformatics workshops, programs, and material is strongly desired.

The individual will have the opportunity to actively engage in major research projects, obtain co-authorship on scientific publications, and have the potential to perform independent research.

CAGEF is an independent unit within the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts & Science that provides genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics services. Our mandates includes the promotion of interdisciplinary research, education, and training.

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