Tuesday , February 7 2023

Wits Rhi Vacancies – Medical Scientist

Website Wits Health Consortium

Job Description:

Perform advanced analysis and interpretation of data produced from next generation sequencing (NGS) systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with researchers and collaborators to generate/provide data analysis reports and perform custom analyses as requested
  • Conduct and initiate research in the area of NGS data analysis
  • Participate in training staff/students/collaborators in bioinformatics skills
  • Develop, improve, modify and operate data analysis pipelines
  • Prior experience with Illumina and/or PacBio sequencing data would be an advantage.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to write and publish findings in scientific journals
  • Creativity, innovation and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in other scripting languages eg: Perl, Java, Julia

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with the relevant sequence analysis tools/best practices
  • Strong bioinformatics analysis and scripting experience including command line tools and proficiency with a scripting language (e.g. R or Python)
  • Prior experience conducting analyses on a remote computer cluster using the linux command line would be an advantage
  • Masters level degree in Bioinformatics or related relevant field

Job Details:

Company: Wits Health Consortium

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Sandringham, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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