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Position: Bioinformatician (Section Leader Support)
Institution: University of Melbourne
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Duties: We are looking for a Bioinformatician (Section Leader Support) that will focus on the bioinformatic analysis of pathogen genomics data for MDU PHL, including the development, evaluation and/or implementation of new bioinformatics pipelines, and maintenance or modification of existing pipelines, for public health service delivery. In this role, you will work closely with laboratory scientists and epidemiologists at MDU PHL, and public health teams
Requirements: A postgraduate qualification in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related field (either MSc or PhD); Demonstrable working knowledge of Python and/or R; Demonstrable experience working in a UNIX environment; Ability to design and validate bioinformatics pipelines, demonstrating initiative and the ability to work in a self-directed manner; Good knowledge of microbiology and/or pathogen genomics
   
Text: About us Careers Jobs Current opportunities at Melbourne Bioinformatician (Section Leader Support) Job no: 0054462 Work type: Fixed Term Location: Parkville Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Department/School: School of Biomedical Sciences Salary: $96,002 - $103,921 (UOM 7) Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university, and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement. About the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences has an enviable research record and is the University of Melbourne’s largest faculty in terms of management of financial resources, employment of academic and professional staff, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate (including research higher degree) students and the conduct of basic and applied research. The Faculty’s annual revenue is $628m with approximately 55% of this income related to research activities. About the role: The Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory (MDU PHL), the University of Melbourne at the Peter Doherty Institute, provides a comprehensive microbiological investigation and advisory service for the public health community. This is supported by strong molecular biology, a substantial bacterial culture collection, and expertise in infectious disease epidemiology and infection control. We are looking for a Bioinformatician (Section Leader Support) that will focus on the bioinformatic analysis of pathogen genomics data for MDU PHL, including the development, evaluation and/or implementation of new bioinformatics pipelines, and maintenance or modification of existing pipelines, for public health service delivery. In this role, you will work closely with laboratory scientists and epidemiologists at MDU PHL, and public health teams. This is a fixed-term opportunity available for 3 years. About you: Minimum Qualifications Required A postgraduate qualification in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related field (either MSc or PhD) Key Skills and Experience required to fulfil the position: Demonstrable working knowledge of Python and/or R Demonstrable experience working in a UNIX environment Ability to design and validate bioinformatics pipelines, demonstrating initiative and the ability to work in a self-directed manner Good knowledge of microbiology and/or pathogen genomics Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits: Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families To find out more, please visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers. Be Yourself @ UoM We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles. Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role. *For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at hr-talent@unimelb.edu.au. We look forward to receiving your application! Position Description Advertised: 04 Nov 2021 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 03 Dec 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time Apply now Back to search results Refer a friend Share this: | More Send me jobs like these We will email you new jobs that match this search. Great, we can send you jobs like this, if this is your first time signing up, please check your inbox to confirm your subscription. The email address was invalid, please check for errors. You must agree to the privacy statement Subscribe Recaptcha Privacy agreement Search results Position Salary Closes Bioinformatician (Section Leader Support) $96,002 - $103,921 (UOM 7) 3 Dec 2021 An opportunity for an experienced Bioinformatician to join the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory. Campaigns Loading... Position Salary Closes Bioinformatician (Section Leader Support) $96,002 - $103,921 (UOM 7) 3 Dec 2021 An opportunity for an experienced Bioinformatician to join the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory. 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