Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist
The Centre of New Technologies is looking for a highly motivated person to operate of the Next Generation Sequencing Core Facility, which is a high throughput laboratory providing cutting edge next generation technologies to the Center of New Technologies – University of Warsaw.
Scientific discipline: Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing
Job type (employment contract/stipend): employment contract
Number of job offers: 1
Remuneration/stipend amount/month: salary adequate to the level of experience
Position starts on: As soon as possible
Institution: Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw
- Responsible for providing bioinformatics support including project consultation, experimental design, data management and analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data;
- Designing, developing and maintaining analysis workflows and software pipelines, in-house software development to support the analysis of NGS data;
- Providing the output computational analysis in a clear and concise manner and supporting the interpretation of results;
- Actively engaging in the training of users of the CeNT UW NGS Core Facility; supporting and promoting the use of the facility;
- Working effectively as a member of a team; following good laboratory practices and maintaining effective documentation of activities and analyses;
- Cooperating with scientists and external parties, including commercial entities; demonstrating activity in the implementation of scientific projects and provision of commercial services.
- PhD degree or a strong relevant experience in biomedical science/bioinformatics/ math/computer science related field;
- Experience in a biological research laboratory environment with a background in bioinformatics application development;
- Experience in genomic and sequence analysis such as RNA-seq, Exome-seq, Chip-seq and metagenomics analysis, construction of data processing pipelines, and quality control/quality assurance analysis;
- Hands-on experience in next generation sequencing analysis, including data quality assessment, sequencing data assembling, mapping, mutation and structural variation analysis, gene/transcript profiling and splicing analysis;
- Hands-on experience with commercial and open-source bioinformatics and NGS data analysis tools is required;
- Proficiency in Unix/Linux scripting;
- Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Python, R, Java, PERL.
- Experience in NGS sequencing technology and molecular biology;
- Experience in genomic and transcriptomic sequencing technologies and data analyses;
- Experience in multi-omic data integration and complex data visualization;
- Familiarity with publically available data sources such as ENCODE, Ensembl, NCBI, TCGA, cBioPortal, Broad FireHose;
- Experience using cloud computing and/or high-performance computing systems for NGS analysis;
- Commitment to solving biological problems and communicating these solutions. Proven success in independent efforts and delivering high quality data with biological relevance to customers.
- Cover letter,
- Reference contacts.
- Attractive salary adequate to presented skills and experience;
- Stable employment.
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Application deadline: 22nd December 2018.
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