As part of the new University of Melbourne - Illumina Genomics Hub we are looking for a Senior Staff Bioinformatician (UOM 9, $126,004 - $131,097 AUD) who will co-lead the development of methods and workflows for the rapid analysis and management of whole genome, transcriptome and ctDNA sequencing data of cancer patients to aid in the diagnosis and treatment process.
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 is initially funded for at least two years and offers 17% superannuation. Working hours are flexible, remote work is a given and part-time work can be negotiated. The position closes on May 18th, 2021.