Research Associate

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Gloucester Blackburn Hamlet Pine View, ONTARIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Under the supervision of Ziv Gan-Or, the Research Associate will be responsible for:

  • Performs quality control of high-quality next generation sequencing data: whole-genomic DNA sequencing, RNA sequencing and epigenomic sequencing.
  • Work with collaborative teams on the multidisciplinary aspects of the research projects.
  • Provide guidance to students on the platform and incorporate the tools they develop as appropriate.
  • Work with collaborative teams on the multidisciplinary aspects of the research projects and will further analyze the data, write drafts of manuscripts, and contribute to the writing of grants. Performs bioinformatics analysis of next generation sequencing data and work with bioinformaticians in data analysis.
  • Performs bioinformatic analysis on publicly available datasets such as the UK biobank, AMP-PD, dbGaP and others.
  • Organizes and carries out laboratory projects and experiments within objectives set by the supervisor. Reviews, selects and modifies methodology and performs literature searches.
  • Compiles and maintains experimental and analytical data as well as assures that backups are routinely made.
  • Analyzes and discusses results and their interpretation with the PI and other lab members. Participates in devising new experimental methodology and helps optimize new procedures.
  • Participates in the preparation of material for publication or presentation. Prepares graphs, tables, reference lists, and descriptions of procedures.
  • Updates skills and knowledge by reading up on new developments in the technical fields and by attending departmental seminars.

Performs other related duties as required

Hourly Salary:


Hours per Week:

35 (Full time)


Pine 1033


Assistant Professor

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