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Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


Due to continued commercial success, a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Cambridge is seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatician to join their established team. The Bioinformatics team is responsible for driving multiple drug discovery and development programmes within the Oncology and Neuroscience space. This role will focus on performing computational analysis and interpretation of public and proprietary high-throughput omics data to identify novel drug targets, biomarkers, disease mechanisms and support patient selection & stratification for clinical trials.

Responsibilities could include:

*Computational analysis and interpretation of multi-omics data sets to support pre-clinical and clinical research
*Support early target discovery by mining and analysing large scale public databases to identify novel drug targets with relevance to cancer and neurological disorders
*Integrating 'omics data with pathway and network analytics
*Work closely with other bioinformaticians and translational biologists to design, analyse and interpret omics studies

The ideal candidate will have:

*A PhD in Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, Computational Biology or a related discipline
*Proficient in the analysis of NGS data, ideally with some experience of either target or biomarker identification
*A strong knowledge of bioinformatics tools, resources and public databases
*Excellent coding skills, practised in using either R or Python fluently
*An understanding of Cancer or CNS diseases/biology would be beneficial
*Fantastic communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Bioinformatician who is excited to work on translational projects, from drug discovery through to development. On offer is a competitive salary, a friendly, collaborative team environment and truly exciting projects. For more information, send your CV to efrancis@pararecruit.com.

Key words: Pharma, Biotech, Cambridge, Drug Discovery, Translational Science, Oncology, CNS diseases, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Machine Learning, Genomics

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: Bioinfxcb
  • Posted: 16th September 2020
  • Expires: 14th October 2020

Paramount Recruitment

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