- Bioinformatics Specialist
- Research, Training and Research Support
- Fixed Term Position Available Immediately
The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.
The Faculty of Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. As the first university in Australia to grant degrees in science (1882), science has long been at the cornerstone of the institution and this continues today. As a research and education leader in fields such as biomedical sciences, agricultural, environmental and earth sciences, and photonics, the faculty offers an exciting and innovative work environment.
University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.
The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is one of four schools in the Faculty of Sciences. Located at the University's Roseworthy campus, approximately 50 km north of Adelaide, it is South Australia's only veterinary school and an internationally renowned centre for excellence in animal production.The JS Davies Research Centre is being developed at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Roseworthy to deliver the high impact research in the area of animal genetics and genomics.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the ongoing development of a bioinformatics core team. The mission of the bioinformatics team is to provide state of the art bioinformatics capability, to develop novel bioinformatics methodology and deliver high impact basic and applied science in the fields of agriculture and biomedicine and environmental science.
This position will be recruited at Research Level A or B and the successful applicant will be a researcher with experience in bioinformatics applied to biological problems and who has shown an aptitude for innovation and the creation of bioinformatics solutions typically related to transcriptome profiling, differential gene expression, genome wide association studies, network reconstruction, variant calling, genome assembly and metagenomics.