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As part of the new University of Melbourne - Illumina Genomics Hub we regularly have new job openings. You will be involved in the rapid analysis and management of whole genome, transcriptome and ctDNA sequencing data of cancer patients to aid in the diagnosis and treatment process. Please see the Genomics Hub post for more information about the positions and the involved work.

All positions that we offer are funded for at least two years and offer 17% superannuation. Working hours are flexible, remote work is a given and part-time work can be negotiated. The University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

  • Senior Bioinformatician (UOM 9, $126,004 - $131,097): we expect you to have experience with Python, Snakemake or other workflow languages, a solid understanding of programming best practices and ideally familiarity with cloud computing environments. Your responsibilities are flexible and depend on both your interests and expertise. A background in cancer genomics is not a requirement, but you should be passionate about open source software development and establishing a genomics platform to change cancer patient care. The position closes on May 18th, 2021.

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