UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Senior Specialist, Bioinformatics Programmer

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
17500 to 27500 AED
Posted
30 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2020
Ref
2426
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Collaboration with the software engineering groups to define software requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Work Location : Genetics and Genomics Lab.

Minimum Qualification

PhD or MS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or a related field.

Preferred Qualification

As above

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • Experience in scientific programming with applications to biological research, professional software development experience.
  • Experience with C++ and programming using UNIX/LINUX clusters.
  • Experience with NexGen data and metagenomic analyses are strongly preferred.
  • 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).

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Microbiology - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Staff

Salary 17500 to 27500 AED