Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Full time, fixed term until end May 2018
H0607 | $74k-$89k plus 9.5% employer superannuation contribution
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The Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases was established in 2006 as a result of a collaboration between Murdoch University and the Department of Health Western Australia to provide care for high needs patients with chronic diseases.
The Institute’s mission is to pursue excellence and productivity in health by undertaking world-class clinical and research programs with the best clinicians, researchers, facilities and services. The team works to prevent and reduce the impact of disease on people and communities around the world, while advancing medical and scientific knowledge in global healthcare with a focus on immunology and infectious diseases.
The Bioinformatics Analyst supports the Institute’s research endeavours in medical science through research, development, training, and analysis using bioinformatics tools across a range of projects. This position will also provide support for the Institute’s Laboratory Information Management System.
For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.
Skills and Experience
Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Computer Science or relevant field and at least four years’ subsequent experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or training.
Recognised expertise in bioinformatics tools and techniques.
Demonstrated expertise in the development and implementation of bioinformatics analyses workflows and pipelines.
Demonstrated understanding of 2nd and 3rd generation sequencing lab technologies as it applies to the life sciences.
This is a great time to join Murdoch. There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep. The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.
Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, and individuals with disability. Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure the required assistance is provided.
Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) via the Apply Online button below. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
Position contact: Mark Watson Director of Laboratory Services on +61 8 9360 1381 or at email@example.com
Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Closing date: 31 May 2017 (11.59pm)