If you are interested in joining the lab submit a CV, a short (one-two-page) description of research interests and experience, and contact information for at least two references to careers (at) hancocklab (dot) com We look forward to hearing from you!
We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
We are seeking a bioinformatics researcher to lead a research project to further develop and analyze diagnostics markers that predict, at first clinical presentation, sepsis endotypes and severe Covid mediated sepsis and disease severity. This project was developed by the Hancock lab www.hancocklab.com and is based on analysis of omics outputs from large multi-national clinical RNA-Seq studies in sepsis and severe Covid disease. Sepset http://www.sepset.ca/ has recently completed a financing that will enable it to commercialize its patented technologies.
Qualifications and experience
- PhD degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or equivalent
- At least 4 years experience in bioinformatics research
- Knowledge and experience with computational methods, tools and resources to analyze large sequencing and omics datasets (predominately RNA-Seq)
- Experience in working in Linux/UNIX system environment
- Experience in scripting and data analysis using R or Python (other programming languages considered an asset)
- Experience with machine learning and statistical techniques to analyze omic data
- Familiarity with web application development and cloud computational platforms is considered an asset
- Proven ability to multi-task and work independently
- Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
This position will be remote (work-at-home) until notified otherwise, and could involve partial appointment into a University Laboratory.
Sepset recognizes the importance of Equity and diversity. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please apply to careers (at) hancocklab (dot) com