Working with an enthusiastic team of clinical, scientific and technical staff in the exciting and expanding area of clinical genomics, this is a great opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of South Australians. The incumbent will work in diagnostic and clinical translational genomics to improve diagnoses of genetic diseases including inherited genetic disorders and cancer. Our laboratory has strong clinical partnerships to spearhead clinical implementation of genomics and has recently received national accreditation for whole-exome sequencing for diagnostic applications.
The Senior Genome Informatician oversees the delivery of bioinformatics analysis and software solutions for high-throughput genetic testing by applying high level technical expertise to implement and maintain genome analysis pipelines for diagnostic application. Working collaboratively with Unit Heads and service development scientists, the Senior Genome Informatician will determine the most efficient way to deliver bioinformatics and genome analysis pipelines to meet service requirements for genetic diagnoses.
The Senior Genome Informatician contributes to defining best-practise standards for bioinformatics and genomic analysis in the Directorate and contributes to national and international genomic initiatives to advance clinical genomics. The incumbent will participate in research activities, including research publications and applications for funding, as appropriate.