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Senior Technical Officer (Bioinformatician)

Job No.: 625656

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $92,589 - $101,552 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 10% employer superannuation)

  • Provide a variety of high-quality research services to support operations
  • Opportunity to influence change through research
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Technical Officer (Bioinformatician) to work in a joint role between the Rosenbluh lab and the Monash Bioinformatics Platform at the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute. The Rosenbluh lab uses high throughput CRISPR based screening strategies to define genes that are related to particular cancer phenotypes.

This position will be responsible for processing and analysising large scale sequencing data from various types of screens. In addition, we are keen to develop new algorithms and pipelines for processing and analysis of CRISPR screens. The successful individual will also work alongside the Monash Bioinformatics Platform and will have access to the expertise, networking, and training opportunities of the bioinformatics community at Monash.

Ideally, we are seeking someone with a degree and extensive experience in a relevant discipline, such as biology, computer science, physics, statistics or bioinformatics.

Applicants with experience in the analysis of Next­Gen sequencing data, bioinformatics software applications and/or statistical methods development are especially encouraged to apply. 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

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Dr Deanna Deveson, Bioinformatics Platform Manager, +61 3 9902 9186

Position Description

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Closing Date

Monday 17 January 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 3 January 2022 inclusive.

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