Computational Biologist (at the rank of Senior Technical Officer)

Hong Kong University
July 31, 2024
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Computational Biologist (at the rank of Senior Technical Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 527226 Work type: Full-time Department: Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (22200) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

Computational Biologist (at the rank of Senior Technical Officer) in the Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (CPOS) (Ref.: 526911 ) (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)

We are Expanding Come and Join Us

Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (CPOS) is an academic research-support centre embracing multi-omics and big data biomedical research under the LKS Faculty of Medicine. CPOS core laboratories host state-of-the-art technology platforms with sophisticated equipment supported by over 70 dedicated members. Welcome to visit https: // cpos.hku.hk to explore more.

Career Prospects

  • Unique opportunity to participate in world-class research
  • Exposure to a wide range of NGS applications and omics research
  • Long-term development opportunities
  • Expert technical and managerial career track
  • The Role

  • Apply the latest analytics tools to multi-omics data
  • Evaluate and establish analysis pipelines
  • Engage in collaborative efforts with scientists and provide expert informatics solutions
  • Provide mentorship to a highly impactful bioinformatics team
  • Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 526911) need not re-apply.

    Qualifications and Qualities

  • Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biological Sciences or related disciplines
  • At least 4 years' hands-on data analytics experience
  • Experience in programming languages such as R, Python, or related languages
  • Experience in single cell multi-omics or analyzing genomics dataset (advantageous)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and enjoy teamwork
  • Willing to meet new challenges
  • A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits, continuing professional development, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's career site (https: // jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    Advertised: Jul 11, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Jul 31, 2024 (HK Time)

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