Post Doctoral Fellow (Population Genomics)

Position Code: SC10334

We are inviting application for a post-doctoral research fellow position in Prof Jianjun Liu’s lab at the Genome Institute of Singapore. Successful candidate will join a competitive research program of human genetics with a focus on studying the genetic bases of complex diseases and related phenotypes (http://www.gis.a-star.edu.sg/internet/site/investigator/investigator.php?user_id=17).

Currently, the group is working on several large-scale whole genome sequencing (WGS) projects, such as SG10K project where 10,000 Singaporean individuals are being analyzed by whole genome sequencing (WGS) (www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/08/11/390070).

Another new direction of research is electronic medical record (EMR)-based genomic study where EMR information and genomic data will be integrated to advance understanding on disease development, progression and treatment outcome. As a member of our collaborative research group, the candidate will lead the effort on developing and evaluating analytical methods and pipelines for large-scale high dimensional genomic data analysis.

Requirements :

Successful candidate must be highly motivated with a PhD degree on population/statistical genetics, bioinformatics or related disciplines from a reputable university, strong research background and a proven track record of publications. The candidate need to have strong programing skills and hand-on experience on analyzing large-scale genomic data, while possessing a familiarity with high performance computing platforms and clusters, statistical software and bioinformatics web tools.

Prior experience in handling large next-generation sequencing datasets is necessary. The candidate must have aptitude for collaborative research and excellent communication skills.

Interested candidates should send CV and three references to Prof Jianjun Liu at liuj3@gis.a-star.edu.sg.

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on its prevailing recruitment policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

* We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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