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CEEHRC / MSc/PhD student or Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics /

Job Description

The Cardiovascular Epigenetics Laboratory at the Montreal Heart Institute is recruiting a talented and motivated MSc/PhD student or Postdoctoral Fellow in computational biology or data analytics who is interested in studying the role of the non-coding genome in the regulation of cardiac development and disease.
This study aims to unravel the impact of non-coding DNA variants and non-coding RNAs on transcriptional regulation in heart disease (Circulation Research 127 (6), 761-777; Circulation 142 (9), 910-912).

Job Responsibilities
•    Work with a team of experimental scientists to generate and analyze NGS data
•    Develop algorithms or bioinformatics pipelines for multi-omics data integration 
•    Supervise and train undergraduate students (for postdocs)
•    Participate in writing research proposals and articles

Job Requirements
•    MSc./PhD student or a recent PhD graduate in computer science, computational biology, bioinformatics, or data analytics
•    Strong programming skills in R and/or Python
•    Experience with analysis of next-generation-sequencing data such as RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, Hi-ChIP and GWAS datasets will be advantageous 
•    Demonstrate a keen interest in machine learning and integrative multi-omics analysis
•    Track record of peer-reviewed publications in relevant disciplines will be advantageous
•    Ability to write and contribute to research articles
•    Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
•    Ability to work independently
•    Able to work and collaborate well with experimental biologists and clinicians.

To Apply
Kindly send your CV immediately to Attn: Anene-Nzelu George, Asst. Prof. Montreal Heart Institute using one of these emails: or or 


Montreal Heart Institute
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