Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate (Toronto, Canada)

Institution/Company: 
Hospital for SickKids
Location: 
Toronto, ON
Job Description: 

Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate (Toronto, Canada)

* 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?
* Do you have a PhD in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related computational field?

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. The ideal candidate will have:
• An established track record of publications in scientific journals.
• 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 developing bioinformatics tools and pipelines

As a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate, your expected duties include:
• Independently design and implement research projects which include the analysis of feasibility and application of a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts
• 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.
• Collaborate closely with biologists and clinicians to provide computational expertise throughout their studies.

Qualifications: Ph.D  in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or Biology with a background in bioinformatics or a related field.
Application screening will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply for this full-time position, please send a cover letter and resume to ccm.admin@sickkids.ca