A Computational Biologist position is available in Dr. Martin Hirst’s Epigenomics lab in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia, Canada.
This position is ideally suited to a creative individual with a strong interest in the operation and management of cutting edge software for biological applications within an academic setting. Incumbent would be responsible for data management, conversion and analysis of next-generation sequence datasets using open source informatic tools.
For more detailed information about the research in the Dr. Hirst’s lab, please see http://www.chibi.ubc.ca/faculty/martin-hirst/
- Operating and improving a state of the art next generation sequencing data analysis pipeline
- Tracking and informatics management of large volumes of data with data footprints of up to 100Gb per experiment.
- Performing sequence alignments, file merges and quality filtering using standardized tools.
- Converting sequence alignments to normalized read densities and performing pairwise differential analysis.
- Contributing to scientific grant proposals, presentations and publications