Research Assistant Job in Dubai UAE
Company : United Arab Emirates university
Location : Dubai, UAE
Timing : Full time
4000-5000 UAE Dirhams per month
- Process, clean, and analyze macro/microbiota-derived high-throughput sequencing data, such as 18S rRNA sequencing, shotgun metagenomics, meta-transcriptomics, and other -omics data.
- Perform data analysis tasks such as quality control, read mapping, taxonomic assignment, functional profiling, and statistical analysis using various bioinformatics tools, pipelines, and algorithms.
- Keep relevant databases, reference genomes, and annotations for macro/microbiota analysis up to date.
- Create clear and meaningful microbiota data visualizations and reports, presenting findings to technical and non-technical audiences.
- Design experiments, develop research strategies, and interpret results in collaboration with researchers and other bioinformaticians.
- Document analysis pipelines, code, and methodologies to ensure reproducibility and knowledge sharing among team members.
- Experienced in wet lab work and handling experimental animals.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A graduate degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Microbiology, or a related field.
- Work experience with macro/ microbiota-related datasets, preferably in the context of human health or environmental microbiology.
- Experience with computational approaches for taxonomic profiling, functional annotation, and statistical analysis of microbiota data.
- Knowledge of next-generation sequencing technologies and associated data processing workflows.
- Work experience in wet lab procedures and animal experiments.