Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate

  • Do you want to contribute to cutting-edge research in bioinformatics and computational medicine?
  • Are you interested in precision medicine, clinical genomics, solving rare diseases and integrating multiple Omics technologies?
  • Do you enjoy a casual work environment where learning and development are encouraged?
  • Are you interested in learning and applying new technologies?
  • Do you have a PhD in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related computational field?

If so, the Centre for Computational Medicine, a core facility within the world renowned Hospital for
Sick Children Research Institute is interested in hiring you.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An established track record of publications in scientific journals.
  • Experience developing and implementing algorithms for the processing of large genomics and
    biomedical data sets. Experience with RNA-seq a plus.
  • Background in biology, genetics, and statistics, to understand the scientific requirements of the
    applications to be developed.
  • Proficiency in Python and experience using R
  • Experience developing bioinformatics tools and pipelines

As a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate, your expected duties include:

  • Independently design and implement research projects which include the analysis of feasibility and application of a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts
  • Systematic exploration of high-dimensional data to identify issues of practical or theoretical importance using mathematical/computational approaches
  • Integrative analysis from multi-data types generated internally as well as use of publically
    available datasets.
  • Collaborate closely with biologists and clinicians to provide computational expertise
    throughout their studies.

Qualifications: Ph.D in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or Biology with a
background in bioinformatics or a related field.

Application screening will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply for this full-time
position, please send a cover letter and resume to

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