Programmer - Morahan Lab

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide Mail Centre, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 10 Nov 2020

Job no:505451
Work type:full time
Location:QEII Medical Centre / SCGH
Categories:Research support


Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences - Harry Perkins institute of Medical Research

  • Position based at the Harry Perkins institute of Medical Research
  • Level 6, full-time appointment on a 12 month fixed term basis
  • Salary: $80,902 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

This position is based within the Diabetes Laboratory, and located at the Harry Perkins institute of Medical Research and the UWA Centre for Medical Research (CMR), within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The Laboratory is focused on developing ‘systems genetics’ technology, which integrate multiple levels of data with underlying genetic information, allowing the definition of networks of interacting genes.

About the opportunity

Working under the limited direction of Professor Grant Morahan, you will manage databases and write software in conjunction with the Director of the Centre for Diabetes Research and other researchers.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Degree qualification in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Proven ability in C/C++, Python desirable, MySQL, R, SPSS, Excel. Experience in other statistical packages is an advantage
  • Experience in Parallel Programming (MPI, XGRID, CUDA).
  • Ability to analyse and interpret research data
  • Ability to learn new technology and programming languages

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying:  505451 - Position description.pdf

Closing date: Tuesday, 10 November 2020

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia

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Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.


Advertised:27 Oct 2020 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:10 Nov 2020 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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