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Bioinformatician

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £38,655 - £41,918 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL27865
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 18 July 2022
Closing date: 16 August 2022

Further details and apply

Overview

About the Role

Applications are sought for a talented Bioinformatician to join the CRUK Barts Cancer Centre Bioinformatics Core Facility. The post holder will provide computational expertise to on-going research and expand on new data research activities. Primarily, our work encompasses: (i) improvement of our existing pipelines and develop new pipelines/algorithms for the analyses of cancer big-data generated from various platforms, and produce high-quality results; (ii) working closely with other team members to expand our bioinformatics research and contributing to MSc Cancer Genomics & Data Science teaching; (iii) working and communicating well with biologists/clinicians to guide/strengthen their on-going research; (iv) leading informatics of research and contributing intellectually to publications and grant applications. The post holder is expected to be highly motivated, hard-working and efficient in time and task management. The post will be based in the Centre for Cancer Genomics and Computational Biology.

About You

Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genetics, Genomics or a relevant discipline. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge and experience in large-scale sequencing data analysis. Experience in single-cell analysis, and/or in data integration and machine-learning is much desired. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential.

About the School/Department/Institute/Project

The Barts Cancer Institute (BCI) hosts some of the most eminent cancer research teams in London.  As part of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (Queen Mary University of London), research at the BCI focuses on how to reduce the burden of disease and improve patient survival through early detection and diagnosis and the discovery and development of more effective and innovative therapies.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities.

The post is based at the Charterhouse Square Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 36 months (with an option of another 24 months extension), with an expected start date of 3rd October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The starting salary will be Grade 5, in the range of £38,655 - £41,918 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Jun Wang at j.a.wang@qmul.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8688.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th August 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Further details and apply

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