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Graduate and Post-Doctotorate Opportunities - Defence Science and Technology Group

An appropriate PhD in computational biology and/or bioinformatics with experience in processing analysis and visualisation of large-scale biological datasets; programming skills in one or more of R, C/C++, python or perl and SQL and demonstrated skills of bio-python and or bio-perl.

Considerable network with national and international bioinformatics community.

Note: This position requires security clearance and Australian citizenship.

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Associate Research Fellow in Bioinformatics - Deakin University

The Associate Research Fellow will initiate and conduct research in the area of Bioinformatics. Specifically this position will be part of the Bioinformatics Core Unit at Deakin University. The position will involve computer programming, systems administration, web page management and bioinformatics analysis. The newly established Bioinformatics Core Unit at Deakin University is a multidisciplinary team that interacts with a number of different schools across the University.

The Associate Research Fellow is expected to contribute to the research output of the Bioinformatics Core Unit at Deakin University. The successful candidate will join a research group that utilizes genome-wide technologies and approaches including genomic and epigenomic profiling and NGS. We use genomics-driven strategies to address a diverse range of biological studies. A requirement for this position is a high level programming ability (in an appropriate language) and a track record in bioinformatics. Emphasis will be given to candidates with a background in NGS analysis, with a focus on RNAseq and non-coding RNAs.

This is a new fixed-term (2 years) position funded by Deakin University with the view to build bioinformatics research within the University.

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Senior Bioinformatician - Australian Genome Research Facility

Two-year fixed term Exciting new role – opportunity to make your mark! Excellent salary packaging benefits Australian Genome Research Facility Ltd (AGRF) provides high throughput genomic services to both academics and industry. With facilities in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth, AGRF is Australia's largest contract genomics organisation, servicing the biotech, biomedical, environmental and agricultural research sectors. We place a high value on quality and maintain accreditation to the internationally recognised ISO 17025:2005 standard, and other regulatory systems.

An exciting opportunity exists for a self-driven individual to join our Brisbane team as a Senior Bioinformatician. Reporting to the Bioinformatics Manager, you will thrive in a busy environment and enjoy a challenging and varied role. Responsible for assisting in the development and promotion of Bioinformatics as a key element of AGRF's service mix, your key accountabilities include:

Develop and maintain client relationships, ensuring customer projects are delivered and supported within contractual terms and conditions. Contribute to client quote requests and direct enquiries. Liaise with internal and external contacts to develop appropriate quotes, contracts and project models for new and ongoing work. Work with external and AGRF investigators to develop, trial and implement new applications and technologies. Work with internal and external contacts to facilitate project design and data analysis. Assist with testing technical advancements and development opportunities for the service. Maintain strong links and networks within the Bioinformatics community and with staff in key research institutions. Promote the growth of services by collaborating with marketing activities and technical sales support, e.g. via involvement in trade events, talks and conference activities. Provide supervision and direction to junior staff. Ideally, you will possess a postgraduate qualification in Bioinformatics or a related discipline, and have postgraduate experience working in genomics/Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics. You will possess significant experience in the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data, including RNAseq, ChIPseq, microRNAseq, genome assembly, 16S rRNA microbiome profiling or metagenomics.

You are an exceptional communicator, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Customer-focused, you possess highly developed interpersonal skills, with an innate ability to foster productive working relationships with relevant stakeholders. A team player who supports other team members through open ideas and knowledge exchange, you are a self-starter and finisher with a keen eye for detail. You possess strong project management skills and are adept at managing multiple priorities to required timelines.

AGRF attracts a culturally diverse group of employees who have deep expertise in their respective fields. If you would like to work with motivated, high-calibre colleagues in a creative and ethical business environment with an open and supportive culture, please forward your application, detailing in your resume how your skills and experience are relevant to this position.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to secure the ideal candidate.

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Research Manager and Academic Convener (Computational Biology) – University of Melbourne

We have a vacancy for a full-time position performing two roles in computational biology research management at the University of Melbourne: 0.6 FTE Research Manager for the Centre for Systems Genomics and 0.4 as Academic Convener for the University’s Computational Biology Research Hallmark Initiative. This will be an academic specialist appointment, we are looking for someone with a good research track record and management/organising skills, who is looking for something different from the standard academic/research career paths. They will have a diverse portfolio of activities, involving a range of cutting-edge research projects.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Bioinformatics) - University of New South Wales

Highly skilled and motivated candidates are invited to express their interest in a postdoctoral research fellow position in bioinformatics at the University of New South Wales. The UNSW is a national leader in research and the institution has state-of-the-art facilities for medical research and bioinformatics.

The successful candidate will take a lead role to advance innovative phylogenetics approaches for the investigation of mechanisms by which influenza viruses evolve and develop antiviral resistance. They will join a group conducting research in bioinformatics, computational biology and experimental biology.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related life science discipline, a demonstrated record of conducting research in bioinformatics or computational biology, strong programming skills in languages including c++ and perl and a demonstrated record of writing and implementing computer algorithms for scientific research.

Applicants should be highly self-motivated, demonstrate an ability to work independently and collaboratively to implement research goals within specified time periods, have a track record of writing and publishing scientific research papers and delivering strong presentations of their results at scientific conferences, and have the ability to train and supervise postgraduate research students where necessary. Candidates must have excellent verbal and writing skills in English.

The position is a full time, fixed term position for 12 months in the first instance with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. Salary is approximately $85K p.a. + superannuation benefits. Candidates must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.

Qualified candidates who meet the criteria above should send a cover letter detailing their research achievements and skills together with a current curriculum vitae, containing the names and contact details of two academic referees, to Professor Kevin Downard at kevin.downard (at) by February 12, 2016.

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