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Assistant Bioinformatics Coordinator

Labor AgreementHealth Science Professionals
Posting #079280-2317840
DepartmentResearch Genome Admin
UnionHEABC Paramedical - H.S.A.
Work Site675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Salary Range$31.79 - $39.65 / Hour
Position StatusFull-time
Hours of Work0900-1700
Work DaysMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Days OffSat, Sun
Position Start Date25-Jan-2019
Applications Accepted Until 10AM19-Jan-2019
Job Summary
Job Summary:

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.The Assistant Bioinformatics Coordinator provides supervisory and technical support to the Bioinformatics group of the Genome Sequence Centre (GSC).  Ensures that the day-to-day activities of a large scale, high throughput facility meet research, data analysis throughput and software development objectives.


Education, Training and Experience

•Graduation from a recognized Bachelor’s program in a related discipline such as Biochemistry, Genetics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Physics.  A minimum of four (4) years of recent related experience including experience in computer programming and quantitative data analysis, handling biological sequence and/or mapping data, database development and data storage schemas or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the GSC Group Leaders.

Skills and Abilities

•Experience with computer operating systems such as Linux, UNIX.
•Demonstrated ability to work with software such as C, C++, Perl , Matlab, MySQL.
•Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility and work independently.
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
•Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and schedule work.
•Excellent organizational, leadership interpersonal and communication skills.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
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