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MRC Jobs – Post Doctoral Research Fellowship

Website South African Medical Research Council - MRC

Job Description:

Collect, curate and analyze next-generation sequencing (NGS) data for the Covid Wastewater Surveillance Programme

Job Responsibilities:

  • Development of key documents such as protocols, SOPs, etc.
  • Analytical method development specifically suited to SARS-CoV2 from wastewater as well as other pathogens.
  • Capacity development includes supervision of postgraduate students, facilitating workshops, and mentoring
  • Publish scientific research in peer reviewed journals
  • Collaborate on proposal writing
  • Conference and meeting presentations at local or international conferences or at external meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent organisational, planning, and interpersonal skills.
  • A covering letter indicating why the applicant may be appropriate for the award
  • Experience with analysis of RNA sequencing data
  • 1-2 years’ experience in with NGS data analysis and pipeline design.
  • Applicants Are Requested To Submit The Following
  • Proficiency in common scripting languages (Python, R, other).
  • High level of accountability, integrity, and responsibility.
  • PhD in Human Genetics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics or a related field or similar qualification or higher
  • Experience in computational and statistical analysis of high-dimensional and multivariate data.
  • A certified copy of ID book or passport
  • Certified copies of qualifications
  • Comprehensive use of computational clusters and cloud-based computing.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in working in Linux environments.

Job Details:

Company: South African Medical Research Council – MRC

Job Category: Health

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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