Centre universitaire de santé McGill - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
The Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Computational Biologist/ Bioinformatician to contribute to the development of the bioinformatics platform in translational and medical genomics. Under the direction of the platform manager, the post-holder will participate in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems and tools for managing, analyzing and interpreting genomic data. The post-holder will also provide expert consultation, technical, and scientific support for investigators of the RI-MUHC, and assist in training activities.

General Duties
  • Develop, implement and maintain analytical pipelines for next-generation sequencing data analysis (WES, WGS, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, etc.).
  • Design and maintain web-based tools for data integration and visualization.
  • Assist with day-to-day platform operations, including data analysis and communication with service users.
  • Provide IT support for user questions and problems.
  • Develop training materials and documentation.
  • Participate in article and grant writing.
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Education / Experience
  • MSc. or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology or computer sciences.
  • At least two years of work experience in computer science.
  • Strong programming skills in Linux, python, bash and git.
  • Experience in programming within a team.
  • Experience in analyzing next-generation sequencing data.
  • Experience in web-based software development.
  • Experience in designing relational databases.
  • Strong communication skills in both French and English (spoken and written).
  • Experience in java development and in proteomics analysis can be an asset.
Additional information
Status : Temporary, Full-time.
Pay Scale : According to qualifications and experience.
Work Shift : 35 hours / week, Monday to Fridays. Needs to be flexible when needed.
Work Site : Glen site (1001 Boulevard Decarie).

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NOTE: The masculine gender has been used for brevity and includes the feminine gender.
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