Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards.
Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.
Sidra’s Vision is : Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world .
Achieving This Vision Will Encompass Three Essential Activities
World Class : Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery
Department : The Research Department will house several hundred researchers working on many aspects of feto-maternal health.
It will cover basic, translational, clinical trials and informatics research. The department comprises of two research floors totaling 10,000M2 and 9 smaller satellite laboratories throughout the hospital.
The department will house basic laboratories as well as state of the art core facilities, e.g. genomics, medicinal chemistry and imaging.
The Research Department will include a GMP Cell and Gene Therapy manufacturing facility and principal investigators who will carry out IRB approved translational and clinical research studies some of which may involve the administration of cell and gene therapies.
The Research Specialist IV Bioinformatics will conduct research in a number of scientific disciplines including but not limited to computational genomics, statistical genetics, data mining, and deep learning and in silico systems biology.
The main research will focus on unravelling the genomic underpinnings of biological traits and genetic diseases prevalent in Qatar and the MENA region, ultimately leading to novel therapeutic targets and approaches.
It will involve applying and developing computational methods for large-scale analysis of genetic data from state-of-the-
art technologies including long-read sequencing and other omics and phenotypic human data.
The Research Specialist IV Bioinformatics will be supervised by the Principal Investigator (PI), and is responsible for contributing to study design and execution, scientific presentation and publication in line with the PI’s research program.
He / She is expected to be productive, interactive with other research personnel, and provide training to undergraduate and graduate students.
Also, perform complex scientific technical work, evaluating, selecting and applying methods to specialized assignments that may not always have clear and specific objectives.
Assignments require investigation of a wide number of variables and highly complex features in order to identify issues and apply solutions.
The role requires the ability to Work independently, to exercise judgment and to utilize previous experience and precedent in making technical decisions related to delegated tasks.
The Research Specialist IV Bioinformatics is an independent, self-motivated individual who with minimal supervision successfully accomplishes the delegated tasks.
Key Role Accountabilities
In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills Selection Criteria :
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field
Master’s Degree in a relevant field
Certification and Licensure
Job Specific Skills and Abilities
Additional Vacancy Information : This is a QNRF grant funded position for a period of up to 4 years reporting into Dr.Younes Mokrab's Lab