Job:Lecturer in Bioinformatics (Malaysia)
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Perdana University in Selangor, Malaysia, seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics at the Lecturer level with the Centre for Bioinformatics (PU-CBi) under the School of Data Sciences. The successful applicant must possess a Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience and a successful track record of scientific productivity. The candidate will be expected to promote and lead research projects in his/her area of expertise, assist in the education programmes of the School and also in service and outreach activities to the community. We especially encourage applicants with research interests and experience in high-dimensional data analysis including NGS, microbiome, transcriptomics, metagenomics and other related omics.

Specific requirements:

  • Research interest in NGS, microbiome, transcriptomics, metagenomics, and other related omics.
  • Computational skills in data-warehousing, big data analytics, machine learning, and statistical computing.
  • Evidence of ability to teach basic cellular biology/computational biology/bioinformatics at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
  • A publication record in impact factor-related journals, commensurate with experience.
  • A track record in securing research grants would be advantageous.
  • Experience in curriculum development and delivery will be viewed favorably.
  • A track record in supervising postgraduate students at doctorate and/or masters level is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Evidence of leadership and management skills.
  • A team player willing to show flexibility in relation to working environment.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

Perdana University is a private university established in 2011 as part of the Public-Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department (UKAS). The Perdana University Centre for Bioinformatics (PU-CBi), under the School of Data Sciences, aims to merge bioinformatics-led innovation with applied clinical and epidemiologic research efforts to address some of the most pressing biomedical challenges. This includes a commitment to provide education and training to the community. The Centre will leverage on its network of international connections to bring the latest advances in bioinformatics education and research to Malaysia. The recently established ties (MoU signed) with BGI-Shenzen, Institute of Bioinformatics, Bangalore and the Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) will provide invaluable guidance and support towards this endeavour.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a description of his/her research program and a teaching statement (as a single PDF) to the following email address : bioinfo{AT}

Deadline for receipt of application material is 30 November, 2016. Short-listed candidates will then be asked to submit letters of recommendation and copies of recent publications.

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