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Bioinformatician - R+D

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Bioinformatician - R&D
Cambridge 12-month Fixed Term

To build on the success of the 100,000 Genomes Project, the Government tasked NHS England with support from Genomics England to launch a new NHS Genomic Medicine Service.
Genomics England has been asked to prepare a plan for up to 5 million genomic tests over the next 5 years.
The post holder will 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 Requirements:
*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
*PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related discipline preferred (but not required if sufficient experience can be demonstrated).
*Experience with long read sequencing
*Experience with human genomics
*Good statistical knowledge
Key Accountabilities:
*Supporting the activities of the Genomics England R&D team, with a particular 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

There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Genomics, Research, Long, Read, Nanopore, PacBio, NGS, Novel, Python, Analysis, Cancer, Disease, Pipelines, LIMS, Development, Cambridge.

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: BCGEL
  • Updated: 12th June 2020
  • Expires: 10th July 2020

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