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Old 03-24-2014, 11:47 PM   #1
ramouz87
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Default Research Scientist – Bioinformatics / Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar

The Research department will house several hundred researchers working on many aspects of Feto-maternal health. It will cover Basic, Translation, Clinical trials and Informatics research. The Dept comprises two research floors totaling 10,000M2 and 9 smaller “satellite laboratories” throughout the hospital. The department will house basic laboratories as well as state of the art core facilities, e.g Genomics, medicinal chemistry and Imaging.

Research Scientists within the Bioinformatics Program are involved in research related to cutting edge genomics and analysis of omics data. The research will utilize concepts, theories and best practices obtained from bioinformatics discipline and applied to biological and other biomedical data for analysis. The role may also involve designing databases, algorithm and/or computation methods for analyzing genomics and other omics data. The scientist will be working closely with the Translational Medicine Program within a state-of-the art research setting.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Collects biomedical data for research
Conducts bioinformatics analysis on genomics data
Analyzes and processes biomedical data – and conducts statistical analysis, experiment design and database development
Performs scientific research to the highest standards
Performs scientific research on high throughput data, such as micro-array and next generation sequencing
Acts as a liaison who understands molecular biology and bioinformatics – and does the interpretation between the two groups
Communicates results/findings to the relevant scientific community via published papers.
Works closely with the Translational Medicine unit and understand their needs from the bioinformatics group
Collaborates with Sidra colleagues to apply the results of research and/or develop new techniques or practices
Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues, both local and in academic conferences
Supervises Post Doctoral training, and supervises other members of staff
Adheres to Sidra’s standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

Education
PhD in a relevant field, MD or both

Experience
Academic research experience with publications in peer-reviewed academic journals and/or conferences
4 years of research experience
Experience in biomedical data analysis
Knowledge of bioinformatics tools and databases
Strong genomics analysis experience
Working experience with high dimensional data sets such as genomics, proteomics and metabelomics
Good experience in computer algorithms and computational software development
Good background in quantitative methods and biostatistics
Experience with NGS technologies and tools

Job Specific Skills and Abilities
High level of Technical skills
Excellent interpersonal and communicative skill
Skilled in programming languages such as C, C++, C# or java – and scripting languages such as Python or Perl.
Knowledgeable in scientific research methods and evaluation of research results, and ability to develop and maintain own knowledge and skills at the forefront of field
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Please apply here :
http://careers.sidra.org/sidra/Vacan...acancyID=60181
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