Bioinformatics Research Associate III - Qatar Campus
Carnegie Mellon University
Doha, Qatar, Qatar
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Bioinformatics Research Associate III - Qatar Campus-2009777


Carnegie Mellon University’s Qatar campus is searching for a talented and organized Research Associate (Bioinformatics) to work on a recently funded National Priorities Research Program (NPRP).

The individual conducting genomics-based research in microbiology and bioinformatics. The candidate will also be required to conduct research in the field of water chemistry, proteomics and molecular biology.

Successful candidates should have a passion for applied research, and developing technically sound solutions for real-world problems

Responsibilities include :

  • Liaising and collecting water samples from treatment plants within Doha, Qatar
  • Implement novel and existing NGS applications
  • Develop, optimize and perform NGS workflow steps, including sample preparation, library preparation, amplification and sequencing
  • Perform molecular biology assay development on sequencing and sample preparation platforms
  • Perform chemical analysis on water samples
  • Data driven - critically analyze and derive insights from experimental data, esp. NGS data, using standard and custom NGS bioinformatics tools and metagenomics statistical analysis
  • Work on assembly and annotation of bacterial and phage genomes focusing on specific proteins with consequent their 3D analysis including modeling the structure, their complexes, molecular dynamics, binding site analysis at atomic level, correlation studies together with wet lab experiments.
  • Independently design experimental plans, execute experiments, perform in-depth data analysis, and present results and conclusions for internal review.
  • Demonstrate exceptional time management skills and have a resilient approach to the challenges at hand
  • Collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary organization
  • You should have strong attention to detail. Adaptability, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within CMU. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU.

    Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity.

    We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

    This is a fixed-term position for the duration of one year.


  • Master’s Degree Required
  • 1-3 years of experience Required
  • o Strong analytical skills

    o Data collection and analysis experience

    o Oral and written communication skills

    o Research experience

    o Research lab and methodology experience

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    Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran.

    Job Function

    Administration / Management

    Primary Location

    Qatar-Qatar-DohaTime Type : Full Time


    RESEARCH SEED FUNDING - QATARMinimum Education Level : Master's Degree or equivalentSalary : Negotiable

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