Manager for the Data Analysis Unit for the Centre of Genomics, Functional Genomics Program

HT - Human Technopole

Manager for the Data Analysis Unit for the Centre of Genomics, Functional Genomics Program

HT - Human Technopole

Milan, Italy

Job description

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: August 8th 2021

Human Technopole is looking for Manager for the Data Analysis Unit for the Centre of Genomics, Functional Genomics Program. The Centre focuses in developing and applying new technologies to broadly understand gene regulation, with particular focus on the role of non-coding genome and long non-coding RNAs in the human and mammalian genomes. An overview of the Center is available at: https://humantechnopole.it/en/research-centres/genomics/.

She/he will have responsibilities selected from below:

  • Design and manage the computational workflows on a day-to-day basis, coordinating analysis across the data scientists from the various labs, Facilities and Centres involved;
  • Design, set up and maintain data analysis pipelines and software for genomics analysis downstream of the pipelines (e.g. identification of promoters, enhancers, regulatory elements; interactomes; annotation of transcripts and promoter, termination and splicing variants, RNA modifications);
  • Develop accessible resources for the community-wide fruition of the data generated within the research program, including liaising with the major existing databases from the relevant communities to maximize integration, impact etc.;
  • Manage import, storage and use of external datasets (e.g.: ENCODE, Human Cell Atlas, FANTOM), including control of appropriate access rights and data annotation;
  • Manage storage and maintenance of genetic and genomic datasets produced by the research teams, curation of data for depositions in public repositories. Data harmonization of genomic resources; curation of metadata of experiments;
  • Processing of datasets for faculty groups or for cross-centre and external collaborative projects;
  • Curation of functional genomics elements, from projects of the Center, the broader HT and broader collaborations;
  • Responsible for software and IT space maintenance and training for PhDs/PDFs for the usage of functional genomics tools;
  • Develop accessible resources/databases for the community-wide fruition of the data generated within the research programs;
  • Support grant applications, project reports and papers.

Job requirements

  • Considerable experience in the area of main responsibilities, with particular emphasis on computational biology and bioinformatics, proven experience in functional genomics data analysis of large-scale research programs including a diverse range of data types, including large-scale sequencing data. Previous coordination of data analysis in large consortia is a plus;
  • Scientific seniority in computational biology-data analysis with appropriate publication and track record;
  • Coding Standards and Best Practices. Familiarity with bioinformatics, computational biology, programming and familiarity with tools broadly used for functional genomics analysis and strong understanding of functional genomics, gene regulation, lncRNAs and related areas;
  • Fluency in English – HT is an international research institute;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to lead and gain the assistance and cooperation of others in a team endeavour. Proven ability to train, lead and mentor colleagues;
  • Ability to build trust through operating with transparency and creating an open and positive environment;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Additional information

HT offers a highly collaborative, international culture to foster top quality, interdisciplinary research by promoting a vibrant environment consisting of independent research groups with access to outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and core facilities.

HT is an inclusive employer that fosters diversity and engages systematically to ensure that equal employment opportunities are provided without regard to age, race, creed, religion, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. HT offers attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to a leading, internationally competitive, research organisation that promotes a collegial and open atmosphere.

The Human Technopole Foundation is based in Milan.

Application Instructions

Please apply sending a CV and motivation letter in English and the name and contact details of at least 2 potential referees.

In the motivation letter, elaborate also the area of research that you are considering based on the requirements of this call, the background of the laboratory and your scientific background and experience, within 3 pages. Please also explain specifically how your contribution will be important for the success of the lab and the Human Technopole.

For specific enquires concerning the role only, please contact Piero Carninci, Head of the Center of Genomics: piero.carninci@fht.org (this email address should not be used to send applications).

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