The Department of Biochemistry is a large research and teaching department with 100 graduate students and 110 administration, teaching and research staff.
As a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry, you will :
Develop and implement analytic methodology for identifying synthetic lethal (SL) interactions between genes and / or biological pathways, using data from cancer genomics studies.
Apply SL detection methods to data from gastric cancer to identify potential SL partners of the E-cadherin gene.
Provide assistance with statsitical and bioinformatic analyses to postgraduate and summer students working in the Laboratory.
Your Skills and Experience
A PhD degree in statistics, bioinformatics, molecular biology, genetics or similar subject.
Extensive experience with the R language, and some familiarity with other programming languages (e.g., Python, Perl, C / C++, Fortran).
Familiarity with reproducible research concepts and methods, and experience working with version control systems (e.g., git, subversion, mercurial).
Good knowledge of genomics and molecular biology, and experience working with genomic data (e.g., RNA-seq and microarray data, DNA sequence data, methylation data), including data sets stored in international databases (e.
g., TCGA, ICGC, GEO, SRA, ArrayExpress).
Excellent communication skills.
Highly organised, motivated and empathetic person.
This is a full-time, fixed-term position for two years.
How to Apply
To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1800914 will close on Wednesday, 30 May 2018.