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Bioinformatics Support Specialist

Advertiser: Australian Genome Research Facility3.7 out of 53.7 overall rating (3 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Jul 2018
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Information & Communication Technology, Developers/Programmers

Bioinformatics Support Specialist

About us

Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF) is a not-for-profit organisation and through our national network, provides leading edge genomic services and expertise. AGRF's main laboratory operations at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, and with laboratories  in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, AGRF provides the gateway to a national network of essential genomic technology, expertise and innovation.

We are committed to quality and innovation. We seek to empower Australia to be recognised for world-class genomics and innovation. By collaborating and sharing our knowledge and expertise, and providing local access to innovative and state-of-the-art genomic technologies, we enable Australian academia and industry to advance leading edge genomic research internationally. We are a team of dependable, collaborative and innovative thinkers who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions to the scientific community.

About the role

The Bioinformatics Support Specialist role is a part time position that reports directly to the Bioinformatics Manager. The position is primarily responsible for support and maintenance duties for bioinformatics routine/automated pipelines, but has additional responsibility for back-end programming and web development. The Bioinformatics Support role is acts as coding support and development for in-house applications and pipelines, and quality control databases.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Bioinformatics or Web Development
  • Proven ability to develop with Python and web development framework, such as Django.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and scripting
  • Familiarity with database management and SQL

Any of the following is desirable but not essential:

  • Familiarity with common bioinformatics tools or techniques
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages (R, Perl or Java)
  • Familiarity with other web development languages (php, HTML, javascript, CSS, etc.)
  • Undertaken bioinformatics training and an interest in bioinformatics pipeline and web development

 

Benefits we can offer you

Attractive remuneration package on offer including 9.5% superannuation and salary packaging benefits.

Part time position (0.6 FTE) offering flexibility in days and hours.

If this role is for you we'd love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and cover letter telling us how you meet the requirements and are the right person for this role.

Applications close midnight Sunday 15 July 2018.

For further information please call 03 9321 3709.

* Please note all applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

** No agencies please

*** Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

About us

Australian Genome Research Facility (AGRF) is a not-for-profit organisation and through our national network, provides leading edge genomic services and expertise. AGRF's main laboratory operations at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, and with laboratories  in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, AGRF provides the gateway to a national network of essential genomic technology, expertise and innovation.

We are committed to quality and innovation. We seek to empower Australia to be recognised for world-class genomics and innovation. By collaborating and sharing our knowledge and expertise, and providing local access to innovative and state-of-the-art genomic technologies, we enable Australian academia and industry to advance leading edge genomic research internationally. We are a team of dependable, collaborative and innovative thinkers who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions to the scientific community.

About the role

The Bioinformatics Support Specialist role is a part time position that reports directly to the Bioinformatics Manager. The position is primarily responsible for support and maintenance duties for bioinformatics routine/automated pipelines, but has additional responsibility for back-end programming and web development. The Bioinformatics Support role is acts as coding support and development for in-house applications and pipelines, and quality control databases.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Bioinformatics or Web Development
  • Proven ability to develop with Python and web development framework, such as Django.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and scripting
  • Familiarity with database management and SQL

Any of the following is desirable but not essential:

  • Familiarity with common bioinformatics tools or techniques
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages (R, Perl or Java)
  • Familiarity with other web development languages (php, HTML, javascript, CSS, etc.)
  • Undertaken bioinformatics training and an interest in bioinformatics pipeline and web development

 

Benefits we can offer you

Attractive remuneration package on offer including 9.5% superannuation and salary packaging benefits.

Part time position (0.6 FTE) offering flexibility in days and hours.

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

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