The Beiko lab at Dalhousie University is seeking a software developer to extend the ARETE project pipeline (https://github.com/fmaguire/arete/) which aims to identify mobile genetic elements in bacterial genomes, and trace their pathways of gene transfer between genomes and across multiple habitats.
ARETE is a collaboration between researchers at multiple Canadian universities and government labs (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada). Further development of ARETE will include the incorporation of additional bioinformatics tools, deployment across multiple platforms, and production of visualizations of genomic neighbourhoods, gene content, and trajectories of lateral gene transfer.
The following are essential skills for the position:
The following are highly desirable:
The developer will have the opportunity to be a named author / co-author on ARETE publications.
Flexible working arrangements, including part-time appointment, remote work, and flexible working hours, are possible for highly qualified candidates.
The position is funded until September 2022.
Prospective applicants should send a covering letter and academic CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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