Research Fellow

Job title: Research Fellow

We are seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatics Analyst with strong expertise in bioinformatics to lead data analysis in genome studies of human diseases. This project has opportunities to use genomic data to build an algorithm that can accelerate the discovery of genes that are responsible for phenotypic variation in certain diseases.

• Apply state-of-the-art computational methods to analyse genome to support data analysis in genetic studies.
• In addition, the candidate will have opportunities to lead a research project in either human genetics or bioinformatics method development.
• Participate in writing of manuscripts.

Qualified candidates must have: 1) a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Engineering or related field; 2) expertise or fluency in large-scale data analysis, statistics, genomics, machine learning, and/or related field; and 3) proficient in programming. Candidates with experience in developing machine learning algorithms and/or trained in quantitative genetics, or population genetics are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability for independent and critical thinking, ability and initiative to learn new things, excellent communication and teamwork skills and passion for biological research.

Employment Type: Contract/ Full Time
Length of the project: Contract length of 2 years. Subject to renewal after one year depending on performance.
Salary: S$ 4,500-6,000
No. of Vacancies: 1
Application Procedure
Interested applicants please attach your full CV, with the names and contacts (including email addresses) of 3 character referees, and all relevant academic certificates to:

Applications close when positions are filled.
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.