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Bioinformatics Analyst (at the rank/grade of Technical Officer/ Senior Technical Assistant/ Research Assistant I/II) (several posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503648
Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (22200)
Categories: Research Support Staff, Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Bioinformatics Analyst (at the rank/grade of Technical Officer/ Senior Technical Assistant/ Research Assistant I/II) (several posts) in the Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (Ref.: 503648) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (CPOS) is an academic research-support centre comprising strategic research programs and various core laboratories under the management of the LKS Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong.  We are undergoing rapid expansion and seeking various talents.  The CPOS core laboratories host state of the art omics technology platforms.  With a team of researchers and more than 60 highly trained and dedicated staff, we aim to facilitate and support omics research in Hong Kong and the region by developing expertise and infrastructure. Information about the Centre can be obtained at http://www.med.hku.hk/en/research/facilities-and-services/CPOS.

We offer excellent staff training and long-term development opportunities.  Good exposures and interactions with world-leading research groups in various research fields are commonly available.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Biological Sciences, or a related discipline, and possess the ability to use a programming language such as R, Python, Perl, Java, or related languages.  Having experience in analyzing multi-omics datasets or writing workflows will be outstanding.  They should have a strong passion in science and technologies; be self-motivated and responsible; and enjoy to work as a team.

The appointees will manage, explore and perform mining of data to address important biological questions.  They will also have plenty of opportunities to interact with clinicians, biologists and bioinformatics experts.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503411) need not re-apply.

Fresh graduates and experienced candidates are equally welcome.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from April 15, 2021 and continue until April 30, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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