A*STAR – Agency for Science, Technology and Research hiring Bioinformatics Specialis, Laboratory of Systems Biology & Data Analytics, GIS in Singapore, Singapore

The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) is an institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). It has a global vision that seeks to use genomic sciences to achieve extraordinary improvements in human health and public prosperity. GIS is dedicated to creating a social culture that is focused on excellence, knowledge sharing, individual initiative and coordinated action. We have focused on recruiting and rewarding excellent people and establishing systems that will sustain this culture of excellence. Our scientists come from all five continents, from industrial and academic positions and from diverse disciplines. This diversity is unified in the pursuit of science for public health and prosperity.

Bioinformatics Specialists: Machine Learning and Genome Data Analytics (Genome Institute of Singapore)

We are looking for smart, motivated machine learning and data analytics researchers who can contribute to the development of new imaging-based methods for understanding and diagnosing cancer.The candidate should have strong mathematical intuition and programming skills, and be comfortable working in a highly collaborative multidisciplinary environment that includes biologists, imaging technologists, pathologists and medical oncologists. This will be a unique opportunity to learn cutting edge data analytics and computational biology techniques in the rapidly growing field of spatial Omics.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Data Science, or a related field
  • High proficiency in scripting language (Perl, Python and statistical languages such as R, particularly in the use of packages such as Bioconducter or Biopython)
  • Additional programming skills in Java or C++ will be useful and candidate should be experienced working in Unix environments with computing clusters/servers
  • A strong background and course work in statistics, computer science and data science is preferable

To apply, please email your CV and names of references to prabhakars@gis.a-star.edu.sg , shyam_lab@gis.a-star.edu.sg

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