Graduate Trainee - Bioinformatics on Contract Basis
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This role is in laboratory which performs basic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular studies. The selected candidate will closely work with the principal investigator and will be studying the role of vascular genes regulating artery remodeling in the mouse heart. Research work involves bioinformatic analyses of single cell RNA sequencing datasets relevant to development of coronary arteries and cardiac regeneration. The candidate will develop pipeline for analyses of single cell RNA sequencing datasets and analyze different sequencing datasets. The candidate will work individually and collaboratively with other lab members and occasionally provide bioinformatic support to the lab members performing wet lab work. Additionally, the candidate will participate in lab discussions, and present data in meetings.
Essential Qualification & Experience required:
- Convergent with bioinformatics, statistics tools, resources and packages
- Prior experience in New Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analyses (eg. WGS, RNA seq, ChipSeq)
- Proficient in R programming language, and other scripting languages
- Knowledge of Genomic databases
- Research experience of minimum 2 years, preferably 3-4 years
- Excellent communication (written and oral) skill
Number of positions: 1
Contract term: The position will be for 1 year subject to a performance review after 3 months. At the end of the first year, there will be potential for extending the contract by one more year.?
Minimum % of marks: 75%
Age limit: 30
Salary offered: 31000 + 24% HRA
How to apply: Interested applicants are requested to apply with their CV and a statement of research interest (~300 words) pertinent to the position by November 30, 2020. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org as one pdf file. Please mention the advertisement number in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an online interview which may comprise multiple rounds to assess the candidate’s fit for the position.
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