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Post-doctoral position in Dublin/Ireland

12 February 2018

Post-doctoral position in Dublin/Ireland

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Reporting to Professor GianPiero Cavalleri, the duties of the post are:

Lead in the application of existing, and as required, development of new, methods and algorithms/pipelines to analyse germline & somatic next-generation sequence of genomes.
Coordinate with bioinformaticians and research team members at Congenica.
Implement new bioinformatic analytical tools, conduct troubleshooting and accelerate data analysis.
Provide as required, bioinformatics resources for day-to-day use by members of the research team.
Monitor and evaluate analytical aspects of new and emerging bioinformatics technologies relating to analysis of germline and somatic sequence data.
Present scientific and technical data to both internal and external scientific colleagues in a clear and cohesive manner.
Work independently and prepare timetables, deliverables, and project schedules.

Qualifications Required:
D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Human Genetics or related fields.
Experience in the fields of human genomics, data processing and high-throughput data analysis
Excellent track record of analysing next generation sequencing data, ideally whole genome sequence.
Experience with common tools for NGS (BWA, GATK, Samtools, Picard, etc.)
Software engineering skills with proficiency in Python (most relevant), Java, Perl, and R
Experience in a Unix/Linux environment.
Experience with statistical analysis is strongly preferred.

Full job description and further requirements available:

Please apply online at with your CV and Covering Letter no later than 5pm on the closing date.

For informal enquiries, please contact Judy Walsh (

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Closing date:
Contract length:
Up to 24 Months
FutureNeuro Research Centre - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics (MCT)

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David Henshall
123 St Stephen's Green

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