Research Associate

Application Period: Nov. 27, 2014 - Dec. 4, 2014

Contact: sheryl@cs.mcgill.ca


The research associate will work on integrative analysis of whole-genome expression data across tissues. This will include development of novel computational and statistical methods to identify RNA-based biomarkers in blood for breast cancer prognosis.

 The research associate needs a deep understanding of cancer genomics, breast cancer biology, bioinformatics and biostatistics, and general critical thinking/leadership abilities. Expertise in the analysis of high-throughput data analysis of blood cells is also strongly sought in this position.

 Education/Experience requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Computer Science, Statistics, Epidemiology, Bioinformatics or related field required. Ph.D. which must include research related to bioinformatics (such as analysis of sequence data, microarrays, or biological pathways; development of algorithms, statistical methods, or scientific software).
  • Candidates should have proven research experience and a strong publication record. Solid analytical, computing, statistical skills, and experience with statistical analysis package such as R and Matlab are required.

 Start and end-dates: Dec 2014 – Dec 2016       

 Salary: $65,000 annually

 Location: Bellini Building, McGill University

 

To apply, please send your cv to: sheryl@cs.mcgill.ca