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Bioinformatics – India

Associate Scientist -Bangalore


About MedGenome

MedGenome Labs Ltd. is a next generation genomics company with India headquarters in Bangalore and offices in San Francisco in the US and is backed by well-known investors in India and the US. It is a market leader in the clinical genomics space in India and drives research solutions for global biotech and pharma customers in key disease areas such as oncology, ophthalmology, metabolic diseases, neurology and rare diseases.

Job responsibilities

  • Ensure that the published open source bioinformatics tools, databases and pipelines for largescale genomics study and complex disease studies are in place, function properly and are regularly appraised and advanced.
  • Testing existing robust statistical tools for performing population and large-scale studies. Benchmarking different tools on standard/gold standard datasets.
  • Develop a robust statistical framework and pipeline for performing data analysis.
  • Coordinating research projects including hands-on data analysis whenever needed is required.
  • Actively contribute towards publication of research papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals. Contribution should include paper writing, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Plan and document work/projects and ensure that activities are scheduled to provide accurate and timely results.
  • Keep Manager/Supervisor informed on a regular basis of progress and any circumstances, which alter agreed timescales.
  • Other duties as may be deemed appropriate by the Manager/Supervisor and that fall within the general remit of the post.

Functional/Technical Skills

  • 3+ years of experience as Post-doctoral experience
  • Good track record of publications and/or other recognitions
  • Advance knowledge of informaitcs, genetics, genomics, epegentics
  • Advance knowledge of processing and analyzing Next-Generation seqencing and multi-Omics data
  • Good knowledge of programming languages for data analysis and tool development such as Perl, Php, Python, R, Java, Html, SQL
  • Experience in integrating and visualization of NGS datasets
  • Knowledge in statistical analysis and bioinformatics methods
  • Developed new methodology for data analysis

Educational Qualification

  • PhD in computation biology/genomics/bioinformatics/computer-science/applied statistics

You will also be expected to have:

  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
  • “Roll-up-your-sleeves” entrepreneurial, start-up attitude.
  • The ability to work across teams and functions effectively.