Permanent - Full time
Wellington or Christchurch
ESR is a Crown Research Institute, working with and for clients and stakeholders to deliver enhanced scientific research services for the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of New Zealand.
ESR has approximately 400 staff with sites across New Zealand.
We are currently seeking someone with a great attitude and the skills to match to take up a permanent Lead Bioinformatician (Science Leader) role within our Health and Environment Group in Porirua, Wellington, or Christchurch.
In return, we are seeking a person to lead bioinformatics science and research across all of ESR. This role will manage the Health and Environment bioinformatics team, and provide support and guidance to bioinformaticians in the Forensics Business Group.
The Bioinformatics Science Leader will undertake and supervise bioinformatics research and development projects, liaise with internal and external stakeholders, and develop and support ESR's bioinformatics work programme.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in providing bioinformatics expertise for research or service delivery in the area of health or environmental science and hold a PhD in a related field and has significant experience as recognised by their peers and clients at a national or international level.
A pre-employment drug-screen and police records check are conditions of employment