Research Assistant in Bioinformatics

Imperial College London - Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

Full time, fixed term for 12 months

St Mary’s Campus

A Research Assistant position is available in the Section of Mucosal Infection and Immunity at the St Mary’s Campus of Imperial College London, Paddington. This position is funded by the European Union and is available full time for one year in the first instance.

The Section of Mucosal Infection and Immunity and the Division of Infectious Diseases have a major programme of research to improve vaccines and to identify novel biomarkers of safety.

The post holder will be involved in data analysis, statistical modelling and generation of publications for a range of transcriptomic projects performed across animal models and human studies, working closely with staff on the BiovacSafe project (

The successful candidate should hold an undergraduate or master’s degree in science, engineering or maths. S/he must have an ability to express scientific concepts verbally and in writing, be skilled in biological data analysis and statistical modelling and have experience in programming languages such as R, Perl/Python, C/C++ or equivalent. 

For informal enquiries please contact: Dr Robin Shattock:

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number HM2016194.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email to request an application form.

Closing Date: 30 October 2016 (Midnight BST)

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