Postdoctoral Scientist in Bioinformatics - 12 month contract
Office Based in Berkshire - Office based - Informatics Team - Pharmaceutical
Paramount are currently assisting an international pharmaceutical organisation with the exciting developments within their data science and translational medicine group in the UK.
This company are at the forefront of drug discovery, supporting both early and late development projects in therapeutic areas such as the central nervous system (CNS). The data science team themselves are highly skilled in the analysis and interpretation of omics and screening data, advanced data analytics and quantitative methods.
During your post as a Post Doc Bioinformatics with the company, you will support the team in understanding the requirements for advanced data analytics and deliver insights and novel methodologies to facilitate decision making in candidate selection. This person will be involved in some data wrangling, data management and running pipelines. You will be communicating regularly with scientists and therefore should have basic biology knowledge. This role will also be very creative in technology development for the data they are working with. In addition, you should have an analytical approach and some statistical knowledge.
You will be part of a highly motivated, multi-disciplinary team all driven by a passion to improve decision making in drug discovery by leveraging advanced data science/quantitative methods. This group supports both early and late development projects and with a wide range of expertise such as the analysis/interpretation of -omics, imaging, and real-world evidence datasets
What we are looking for:
*PhD level candidate in bioinformatics/computational biology
*Flexibility, genuine intellectual curiosity, ideation and eagerness to contribute are key elements of the position
*Strong interpersonal skills and communicating complex concepts to non-experts
*The individual should have a passion for statistical concepts, data mining, and visualization of biological data types
*Extensive experience of implementing and executing of pipelines for the interpretation of biological data, e.g. in R or Python
*Experience in the analysis/interpretation of a variety of data types or other single cell technologies e.g. single cell RNA-seq
There is a highly competitive hourly rate on offer for this role, please feel free to contact Jade on +44 121 616 3472 for more information or to discuss the role further. This is a great opportunity for a recent PhD graduate in the field to gain exposure in a pharmaceutical company, or for someone who already has 2 years of experience and would like to join a supportive team and exciting project.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Screening, Informatics, Statistics, Flow Cytometry, Biological Data, Data Analytics, Berkshire, UK, Genomics, Human Genetics, Pharmaceutical
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- Agency: Paramount Recruitment
- Reference: JP2205PB
- Posted: 14th July 2018
- Expires: 11th August 2018