Senior Bioinformatician

Toronto, ON

  • 2021-06-25
  • Our client is a start-up company that is using their own AI powered platform to revolutionize biotech in drug development. They are looking for a Senior Bioinformatician in North America (Canada, Boston, willing to re-locate to Toronto) – for now the individual will work from home.

    General Responsibilities:
    • Re-analysing large scale whole exome, and whole genome datasets, with support of other team members
    • Work on data analysis towards therapeutic target discovery
    • Assist with AI powered drug development
    • Utilizing solid coding skills like Python, Unix shell, and R
    • Bioinformatics for large scale next gen-sequencing (NGS)

    • PhD or MSc in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, or related fields
    • Strong knowledge of Python, Unix shell, and R
    • Experience with using BWA, GATK, and a genetic variant annotation software (e.g. Annovar, VEP) for data analysis with whole exome and whole genome datasets
    • At least 4 years of post graduate relevant experience
    • Experience with analyzing genetic variant data in human genetics
    • Solid peer-reviewed publication track record - bonus
    • Experience in a high-performance work environment
    • Experience with large scale next gen-sequencing (NGS)

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    We thank all interested applicants, however, only the candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.