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Junior Research Fellow (Bioinformatics and Human Genetics ) - Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania

The Junior Research Fellow will be involved in studies of the genetic susceptibility to a range of diseases, primarily eye and neurological disease.

The role involves:

  • Bioinformatics analysis of genomics data, including demonstrating and training students in genomics analysis techniques.
  • Assist with management of genetics computing resources and undertake administrative and other research related duties for the Genetics Research Group.
  • Make an effective and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Participate in academic activities within the Institute, including academic meetings and research planning.

You will be employed on a full-time fixed-term basis for 2 years.­

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD in bioinformatics/genetics/genomics or related field (or equivalent).
  • Experience in the analysis of genomics data including practical experience with high performance computing for the analysis of genome and exome sequencing data.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with a range of people and organisations.
  • High degree of adaptability and flexibility with the ability to self-direct and use personal judgement, initiative and problem-solving abilities.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level A and will have a total remuneration package of up to $101,328 comprising base salary within the range of $64,826 to $86,606 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Jac Charlesworth

Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

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