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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

*The company is offering flexible working options*

I am working with a biotech company in Cambridge who is looking for a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist to join their growing Bioinformatics team. The company focus on identifying and developing cancer treatments by exploiting targets within DNA damage response (DDR).

In this role you will have the opportunity to use your bioinformatics skills to analyse clinical omics datasets generated by the company and their collaborators to drive their biomarker-driven patient selection and strategies.

Main responsibilities will include:
*Manage and perform high-quality analyses of omics datasets generated from translational studies and from patients recruited into clinical trials
*Work closely with the bioinformatics team lead to develop and refine strategies for data management, analysis, integration and visualisation
*Develop and implement bioinformatics analysis pipeline and data infrastructure
*Identify, explore and implement technologies from open source platforms and vendors
*Liaise with the translational science team
*Act as a key point of contact with CROs, sequencing vendors and software solution providers
*Keep abreast of the latest developments in the oncology informatics space

Qualifications and Experience:
*PhD in bioinformatics/ computational biology/ genomics or other related field
*Significant experience in oncology bioinformatics
*Someone who has worked in cancer field
*Able to work with raw data from scratch and ideally data from clinical samples
*Whole genome (WGS) and whole exome (WES) experience
*Experience of sequence data in FASTQ and BAM
*Statistical programming, data manipulation, analysis, visualisation and reporting
*Experience using R
*Multi-omic data integration and analyses

If you are interested in discussing this role further then please send your CV to Sabrina Deo at sdeo@pararecruit.com

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: sd-bioscientistCAM
  • Updated: 30th July 2021
  • Expires: 20th August 2021

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