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Bioinformatics Scientist

Cambridgeshire CB4 0QA   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Science are recruiting for an experienced Bioinformatics Scientist to join an innovative drug discovery and development company based in Cambridge, and be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes bioinformaticians, biologists, computational chemists and structural biologists. This is a permanent role.

The Company:
Our client is a leader in drug discovery and development to fight against cancer and diseases of the central nervous system.

This role is located on the Cambridge Science Park which has good transport links and is easily commutable from Bury St Edmunds, Peterborough or Stevenage.

The Role of Bioinformatics Scientist:
The position will involve the identification and assessment of potential new targets from a structural perspective, as well as the development of new structural bioinformatics tools. It will involve taking data from public domain and in-house structural databases and integrating this with proteomics, genomics and biological data resources.

The ideal candidate should have knowledge of protein structure and function and be familiar with mining diverse datasets (e.g. PDB, protein sequences, structure prediction, homology, phylogeny and model organism data). The successful candidate should have demonstrable programming expertise.

Responsibilities of the Bioinformatics Scientist:

  • Utilise structural bioinformatics for target mining.
  • Provide structural bioinformatics support for New Targets Team.
  • Collaborate with software developers, computational chemists and structural biologists.

Your Background:

  • Ph.D. in Structural Bioinformatics, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Experience analysing protein structures, sequences & multi-omics datasets.
  • Proficiency in Python.
  • Experience in other programming languages (e.g. C/C++, Java, Javascript) and/or with relational databases would be beneficial.

For more information or to apply for this Bioinformatics Scientist position, please contact CK Group, quoting job ref 48234.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Naynesh Mistry
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 48234
  • Updated: 15th May 2020
  • Expires: 12th June 2020

CK Group

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