Strengthen JCU’s bioinformatics capacity to support our studies related to human health and tropical disease.
- Be at the forefront of molecular life sciences, and tropical/infectious diseases.
- Develop & conduct research activities in bioinformatics/computational biology
- Work in a great team environment with dedicated, professional colleagues
We offer an exciting opportunity for an Associate Lecturer / Lecturer, Computational Biologist / Bioinformatics Data Scientist ($68,350 - $113,201) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A full time, fixed term appointment to 31 December 2024, this position is based at JCU Bebegu-Yumba campus in Townsville.
What you can accomplish in the Role
James Cook University (JCU) is a world leader in specific areas of the molecular life sciences, and tropical/infectious diseases. Building on our recent discoveries, we are now seeking an innovative and enthusiastic early career researcher to work in the areas of bioinformatics software development, multi-omics data analysis, RNA biology and cancer. Collaborating with a strong group of professionals, you will have the opportunity to develop and conduct teaching and research activities in bioinformatics/computational biology in relation to basic molecular biology and in non-communicable diseases such as cancer.
What you will bring to the Role
You will have recently completed, or about to be awarded, your PhD, on the relevant areas of bioinformatics, computational biology, software engineering, biostatistics or related disciplines and have experience in next generation sequencing data analysis (genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics) and machine learning. You will demonstrate enthusiasm and capacity for teaching bioinformatics/computational biology and will contribute to research activities, including sourcing and applying for new funding, and will actively publish in internationally peer reviewed literature.
JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities. JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
We support our people through the provision of:
- generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
- ongoing professional and career development
- attractive options for salary packaging
How to Apply
Visit the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 17672