Bioinformatician

  • Location

    Saffron Walden, Essex

  • Sector:

    Healthcare

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £46000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Paul.White@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    PW/386_1592323246

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months FTC

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-16

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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OVERVIEW:

To assist in the bioinformatic analysis of data from projects that form part of the Anglo-French Agreement Plan. This includes long read sequencing analysis, pipeline development, LIMS/sample tracking systems and other analyses as required.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Supporting the activities of the R&D team, with a focus on emerging long-read technologies
  • Pipeline/workflow development
  • Comparing tools and pipelines for long-read analysis
  • Operation of R&D workflows
  • LIMS/sample tracking system development
  • Performing computational analysis for a range of R&D projects

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related discipline preferred (but not required if sufficient experience can be demonstrated).
  • Experience of next generation or long-read sequencing data analysis
  • Strong coding skills (python preferred)
  • Experience implementing bioinformatic workflows
  • Experience with software development
  • Strong communication, organisation and teamworking skills

Desirable

  • Experience with long read sequencing
  • Experience with human genomics
  • Good statistical knowledge

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not able to get back to everyone who applies. Therefore if you have not heard back from Experis within 7 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful however we will contact you if suitable roles come up that match your skill set.