Bioinformatician – Invertebrate Genomics

 
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Jul 5, 2024
Technology

Job Description:

Job no: 0063147
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part-time (0.8 FTE; can be discussed); Fixed-term for 20 months
Faculty: Science
Department/School:
School of BioSciences
Salary:
Level A – $83,468 - $113,262 p.a. plus 17% super

About the Role
Joining the Pest and Environmental Adaptation Research Group (PEARG) and the Climatic and Metabolic Ecology Lab (CAMEL) at the University of Melbourne.

You will contribute advanced analytical skills to multiple ARC Discovery projects focusing on invertebrate genomics. This role demands the consistent delivery of high-quality data analysis, pipelines, and visualisations, crucial for genomic characterization of model and non-model species.

Collaborating across institutions, they will lead computational analyses exploring hybridization in invertebrates and the evolutionary significance of parthenogenesis, aiming to deepen insights into biodiversity generation and fitness advantages in harsh environments.

Your responsibilities will include:

Who We Are Looking For
You will excel in data management, quality control, statistical and spatial analysis, and creating impactful graphics for publication. Additionally, you should possess familiarity with contemporary molecular laboratory techniques and proficiency in genomic analysis.

You will also have:

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – “The School of BioSciences“

https://biosciences.unimelb.edu.au

The School of BioSciences was formed in 2015 through the amalgamation of the School of Botany and the Departments of Genetics and Zoology, thus bringing together a critical mass of 160 Academic staff and 240 Research Higher Degree students undertaking world class teaching and research in the biological sciences. Academics within the School are aligned to four research clusters: Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Science; Genetics, Genomics and Development; Plant Science and Computational Biology. Through cross-disciplinary collaborations within the School and with external partners, the School is a major recipient of grant and contract funding.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne
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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at hr-careers@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

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