We are seeking a motivated individual to manage a 3-year large-scale fisheries genomics project.
The incumbent will coordinate sampling, sequencing of several thousand arctic char, arctic cod, and northern shrimp for the
purpose of defining and understanding stock populations. He/she will work with the PIs to establish analysis pipelines and
support several graduate students that will further use the date with specific project goals. Prior project management and
next-gen sequencing data analysis experience are a must.
PhD in computational biology/bioinformatics OR statistics/computer science/math/engineering with a firm grasp of genomics and
genetics OR MSc in these areas with 3+ years demonstrated experience
published next-gen sequencing data analysis: familiarity with public alignment pipelines, SNV calling algorithms, common
NGS manipulation tools and standardized NGS data formats (e.g. SAM/BAM, VCF) and genome assembly (e.g. ALLPATHS, SOAPdenovo)
competent programmer fluent in Unix/Linux, Perl or Python, and R or Matlab
computer cluster operation (e.g. PBS, LSF, Torque)
experience managing large datasets (Tbs)
managing personnel in the lab and mentoring students
strong interpersonal and communication skills
excellent oral and written English communication skills
outstanding academic and professional track record, including presentations at international conferences and experience
producing high quality published research
Additional desirable experience:
Interested applicants should contact Stephen Lougheed directly. Please include 1) your
CV that highlights the relevant skills, 2) a one-paragraph summary of your career goals and why you would like to lead this effort, 3)
names of three references and their contact information.