UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Bioinformatics

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
30000-35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience
Posted
06 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2020
Ref
2382
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments.

Job Description:

  • Expected to lead metagenomic and statistical analyses of data sets derived from Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.
  • Initiation/implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of analysis software
  • Tracking project data and reporting analysis results
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

Minimum Qualification

PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or a related field

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience with C++ and programming using UNIX/LINUX clusters.
  • Broad knowledge of biology, especially genetics
  • Experience with large genomic data sets (Next-generation sequence, genotyping, or expression data), data mining, and data analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one major scripting language (Perl, Python, ..etc)

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

More than 2 years’ experience with NexGen data and metagenomic analyses. Experience in scientific programming with applications to biological research, professional software development experience

Special Instructions to Applicant

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Family Medicine - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

Salary 30000-35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience

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