Bioinformatician (Ref: 20001691)

Bioinformatician (Ref: 20001691)


The Department

Our Racing Laboratory Department in Sha Tin undertakes various types of research and testing on horses and riders to identify the use of prohibited substances or prohibited methods.  It plays an essential role in doping control to ensure the fairness and integrity of racing and other equine sports, and is a leading laboratory in the field of equine drug testing.


The Job

You will:

  • work with a team of biochemist, chemists and chemical analysts to analyse specimens for the presence of prohibited substances or biomarkers
  • analyse big data generated from different omics techniques, including transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics, to enable biomarkers screening
  • assess data quality by using relevant bioinformatics tools and communicate with the team to optimise data acquisition and experimental design
  • perform regular maintenance of data servers
  • contribute to conducting research and development work and implementing quality assurance measures


About you

You should have:

  • a degree in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Computational Biology/Computer Science or a related discipline
  • experience in next-generation sequencing data processing, scripting languages including R/Python/Perl, and operation in Linux/Unix environment
  • good communication skills in English and Chinese
  • strong sense of responsibility and good organisational skills
  • preferably hands-on experience on population statistics


Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Closing Date

Closing date for applications is 23 September 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


How to apply

Please send your resume, complete with expected salary and job references to:

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: +852 2966 6984
Mail: Human Resources Department
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
8/F Central Complex
Sha Tin Racecourse
New Territories, Hong Kong


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