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Bioinformatics Group Leader

London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Head of Bioinformatics

The biggest national genomics medicine service in the UK is now seeking a Head of Bioinformatics to build an entirely new bioinformatics division. The Head of Bioinformatics will work closely with some of the worlds leading figures in precision medicine on a range of projects from pharma, biotech and academia. Responsibilities will include providing expert scientific advice and leading a team of talented bioinformatics to deliver bespoke data analysis services.

Main responsibilities will involve:

-Management of a bioinformatics team
-Nurturing and managing external partnerships with pharma, biotech and academia
- Communicating with internal stakeholders across departments
-Providing bespoke bioinformatics analysis services to clients on key projects

The ideal candidate will have:

-A deep understanding and demonstrable knowledge of statistical genetics/quantitative genomics, with a PhD in a related discipline
-Experience working with large genomic and clinical datasets
-Exposure to GWAS, cohort studies or population genetics
-Proven leadership experience, and confident communicating at all levels, with customers and stakeholders
-Technical ability, proficient coding skills in R, Python and experience with statistical methodologies

This is an opportunity to join one of the world's leading genomics projects at it's most exciting phase. For more information on how to apply, send your CV to efrancis@pararecruit.com, or call Emilie on 0121 616 3477.

Key words: Head of Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Population Genetics, Genomics, GWAS, Bioinformatics, NGS data, Clinical Data

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Posted: 14th May 2018
  • Expires: 11th June 2018
  • Reference: HoBionfx6
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